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Women take centre stage in the Market Theatre’s Shakespeare season

The Market Theatre’s virtual offering, ‘Chilling with the Bard: A Shakespeare Season’, includes women performing traditionally male roles

Strip away the blackface that causes so much pain

Canada’s leader, seen as an antidote America’s Donald Trump, is accused of concealing prejudice

The fraternity of lived genius

Author Toni Morrison’s words set high new standards for ethics

Letters to the Editor: November 30 to December 6

Our readers write in about voting for the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania, the Democratic Alliance and Equal Education

Maya Angelou, sex worker

The celebrated author felt no shame at being a prostitute, why do we?

Maya Angelou: Oh, to live like there’s no tomorrow

Author and poet Maya Angelou's passing leaves us to contemplate – for us as well as her – how far daring can get you.

Maya Angelou: A ‘warrior for equality, tolerance and peace’

The poet and author, who rose from the harshest of childhoods to become a force on the stage, screen and printed page, has died aged 86.

Poet, human rights activist Maya Angelou dead at 86

Celebrated author, poet and human rights activist Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86.

Maya Angelou’s cooking with words

It's a natural extension to my autobiography, says the author.

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