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Celebrating Six Years of Grassroots
1986
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Duration: 02:23:37

People: Shirley Gunn, Trevor Manuel, Johnny Issel, Chris Nissan, Jay Naidoo

Description: Footage of a gathering to celebrate the 6th Anniversary of the Grassroots Community Newspaper, an apartheid era alternative newspaper. Those present include several community and union leaders such as Johnny Issel (member Food & Canning Workers Union, organizer of Grassroots, and member UDF Western Cape), Jay Naidoo (South African Students Organization, former General Secretary Congress of South African Trade Unions), Trevor Manuel, Reverend Chris Nissan, and Shirley Gunn (Umkhonto weSizwe member falsely accused of the Khotso House bombing). Speakers address people's power and people's government.