Mary Manning – The 1984 Anti-Apartheid Produce Strike

Venue: Mechanics' Institute - Garfield McNamara Room, Library

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. Mary will be in conversation with dramatist Matthew Spangler.

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Mary Manning – The 1984 Anti-Apartheid Produce Strike