Founded in 1985, the Congress of South Africa Trade Unions (COSATU) calls for “One country, one federation” with the goal of uniting the South African people.
Established in 1983, the United Democratic Fronts' goal was the establishment of a non-racial, united South Africa in which segregation is abolished and society is freed from institutional and systemic racism.
Designed in 1985, this UDF poster, is the first from a set of five that were produced to highlight the demands of a consumer boycott in the Western Cape.
Spurred by the strikes in Durban in 1973, the formation of trade unions, like the South African Scooter Drivers Union in Johannesburg (1984), provided labor protection to black South Africans.
The International Youth Year Rally (1985) was organized by the United Nations with the goal of raising awareness on issues concerning the abuse and mistreatment of youth worldwide.