In camping out, the students remind me of the cardboard shantytown that students built and lived in 26 years ago to pressure the CU administrators to divest from companies doing business with apartheid South Africa. Here is an article on the protest. We printed the divest t-shirts for the CU students. And 26 years ago, Jimmy Walker perched atop the extension ladder that he had roped to the cardboard shantytown, so that if the cardboard structure were removed, then he would plummet.
Posted on April 15, 2015