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Tag: Graca Machel Mandela
The petition against the US Government brought to the International Tribunal 70 years ago charging lynchings, executions, systematic inequalities and more remain relevant today.
She was born in 1936 and named Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela, but the world would come to know this South African beauty as Winnie Mandela, the wife of African National Congress (ANC) leader Nelson Mandela. And when, after Nelson’s freedom, the marriage ended, she remained a powerful presence in South African life, loved by the nation’s poor and dispossessed. For they knew, in their heart of hearts, that their struggle was her struggle.