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Myesha Jenkins: A sister who always said it with feeling

Poet and activist Myesha Jenkins (1948-2020) took her craft, including her teaching, extremely seriously

Review: Thandi Ntuli’s double consciousness on ‘Live at Jazzwerkstatt’

Thandi Ntuli’s new album, ‘Live at Jazzwerkstatt’, is a radiant turn, with dark a darker meta-narrative

Writers on lockdown

Melinda Ferguson has gathered essays and stories from 40-plus contributors for Corona Chronicles

Reimagining an unburdened Winnie

Sisonke Msimang calls for legacy projects to honour a ‘bright red sun’ who was never able to skip, carefree, down a country lane

Younger poets mourn a master

Keorapetse Kgositsile played a significant role in the emergence of post-1994 poetry

Dreaming of exile – memories of a rainbow nation childhood

Naledi Yaziyo reflects on her childhood fascination with people born into exile, and the way her perceptions of shaped her worldview.

Submit to freedom

Lebo Mashile: It would take at least two 9/11s and a tsunami for South Africans to be thrown into a state of panic.

Civil society: Arts and culture

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