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The 1984 Anti-Apartheid Produce Strike
Mary Manning in conversation with dramatist Matthew Spangler

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

In partnership with Hinterland.

Mary Manning knew virtually nothing about apartheid in South Africa when, at the age of 21, she carried out a directive of her union and refused to 'ring up' the sale of two Outspan oranges. She was suspended by Dunne's Stores and nine of her co-workers walked out in support, thus becoming central figures in a prolonged strike. Mary Manning, co-author of Striking Back: The Untold Story of an Anti-Apartheid Striker, will be in conversation with dramatist Matthew Spangler.

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