apartheid

apartheid

By Sisonke Msimang February 13, 2015

Children ask questions that challenge the best of parents. They also expose the weaknesses of our responses. A set of reflections from a black South African mother and activist who is confronted by the truth of her daughter's words and embracing the "weirdness" of their "dark brown and peach" family.

February 16, 2012

The Nobel laureate shares this heart-wrenching story of flying on a plane out of Lagos, Nigeria and reveals his own psychological aftershocks of apartheid, even against his better instincts.

April 23, 2010

One song had the power to "unite all African people" during the struggle against apartheid.