What Winnie Mandela Means To Me?

International Women’s History Month

Winnie Mandela From Washington D.C. April 15, 1996 © copyright John Mathew Smith (Creative Commons License)

International Women’s History Month immediately makes me think of Winnie Mandela.

When I was in college, I became acquainted with Winnie Mandela, and the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. I was in my political infancy trying absorb the international Black experience, and Winnie Mandela, the mother the movement…



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