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‘Mother of Azania’ Veronica Sobukwe dies at 91

Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe — struggle icon and widow of Robert Sobukwe — died on Wednesday morning

Blackness in a white world

Whiteness has spread its colour through knowledge production, teaching and learning

Letters to the editor: January 27 to February 2 2017

"We should celebrate Sobukwe for being an uncompromising anti-apartheid hero, but we need not distort history to do so"

Paint speaks to power

Graffiti has long been used as a form of protest, which a new generation in South Africa is discovering.

Robert Sobukwe’s dream unrealised, 21 years into democracy

Robert Sobukwe died 37 years ago today. His dream of economic emancipation remains unrealised, with half of the population still living in poverty.

Africa is still waiting for the dawn

The current assault on freedoms would make the pan-Africanist Robert Sobukwe turn in his grave.

ANC crackdowns: Toe the line, or else

President Jacob Zuma's crackdown on discord is nothing new; the ANC has always dealt brutally with dissenters, says Verashni Pillay.

Question of South African heroes up for debate

When is a hero a hero? It would seem South Africans can only agree about one undisputed icon - and that's former president Nelson Mandela.

Opinion: On freedom and its discontent

After seeing a new play on the history of the PAC, Mpho Moshe Matheolane realises not enough stories have been told about the country's past.

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