Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe

 
On our Lists this week: Ali Wong, Al Massrien, and Doja Cat
On our Lists this week: Ali Wong, Al Massrien, and Doja Cat
Robert Sobukwe - How Can a Man Die Better by Benjamin Pogrund: This is one of the multiple books I am currently...
A quiet partner in revolution
A quiet partner in revolution
In her brief testimony to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission about the treatment of her husband in prison, Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe highlighted the toll it took on her children. There were the strip searches that became part of their Robben Island visits, the night-time police...
Thank you eternally, Mme Sobukwe
Thank you eternally, Mme Sobukwe
For the month of August, the Friday pages are focusing on women in South African history, from the women of the Federation of South African Womento...
Nomvo 'Poqokazi' Booi, a mother of the struggle
Nomvo 'Poqokazi' Booi, a mother of the struggle
Mam’Nomvo “Poqokazi” Booi was the first woman to be imprisoned for matters linked to the armed struggle against apartheid. That was in 1962...
Maimane: Our struggle is to fight the oppression of colonialism and apartheid
Maimane: Our struggle is to fight the oppression of colonialism and apartheid
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane went into the heart of human rights abuses when he laid a wreath in the Sharpeville Human Rights Precinct...
​Sobukwe: A giant whose voice endures
​Sobukwe: A giant whose voice endures
POLITICSIt is an odd fluke that these two men arrived on and departed from this Earth on the same date, albeit almost a century apart: Robert...
Robert Sobukwe’s pan-Africanist dream: An elusive idea that refuses to die
Robert Sobukwe’s pan-Africanist dream: An elusive idea that refuses to die
Is Africa really for Africans? American commissioner to Africa and abolitionist Martin Delany asked this question a century and a half ago following...
Robert Sobukwe's dream unrealised, 21 years into democracy
Robert Sobukwe's dream unrealised, 21 years into democracy
February 27 2015 marks the 37th anniversary of the death of Robert Sobukwe, the first leader of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) and an icon of...
Golden Miles: 'We'll stand with Juju to bitter end'
Golden Miles: 'We'll stand with Juju to bitter end'
Last year prisoners' rights activist Golden Miles Bhudu stood on a wall opposite Luthuli House in Johannesburg, wrapped in chains, shouting praises...
Sobukwe: Picture of an icon
Sobukwe: Picture of an icon
The opening scene of Sobukwe: A Great Soul encapsulates what the film is about. The scene features American scholar Cornel West remembering, in the preacher's measured and deliberate intonations, a conversation he once had with Nelson Mandela. The scholar, sporting his...
BC parties want free press
BC parties want free press
When the Socialist Party of Azania's (Sopa) president, Tiyani Lybon Mabasa, got up to speak at the Press Freedom Commission hearings in Braamfontein last week, he prefaced his words along the lines of "It's been a long time since you last saw us in the press and it's not a...
PAC to split again over 'power-grab'
PAC to split again over 'power-grab'
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) president Letlapa Mphahlele has succeeded in extending his term of office from three to five years and...

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