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Harry Targ : My Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013. My Nelson Mandela Real historic figures get lionized, sanitized, and most importantly redefined as defenders of the ongoing order rather than activists who committed their lives to revolutionary changes… By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Harry Targ : My Nelson Mandela

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Tilting at Windmills : Don Quixote, the Israel Ballet, and the Dance of Apartheid

Don Quixote goes mad. Engraving by Gustave Doré. Image from Wikimedia Commons.Showing Israel’s ‘prettier face’:Don Quixote comes to Burlington Whether conscious or not, there is a deep irony in the choice of Don Quixote as a touring piece for the … finish reading Tilting at Windmills : Don Quixote, the Israel Ballet, and the Dance of Apartheid

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South Africa’s Dennis Brutus : A Poet for Human Rights

Dennis Brutus. Photos by Victor Dlamini / Flickr.He will be remembered for his art and for his life:Liberation poet Dennis Brutus (1924-2009) By Mariann G. Wizard / The Rag Blog / January 2, 2010 See ‘The Poetic Justice of Dennis … finish reading South Africa’s Dennis Brutus : A Poet for Human Rights

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‘Mama Afrika’ : Singer Miriam Makeba Dies at 76

Miriam Makeba performed in a concert on Sunday night in southern Italy shortly before she died early Monday. Photo by Cesare Abbate / European Pressphoto Agency.Jacob Zuma: ‘Miriam Makeba used her voice, not merely to entertain, but to give a … finish reading ‘Mama Afrika’ : Singer Miriam Makeba Dies at 76

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South African Human Rights Activists Shocked By Palestinian Refugee Camp

Palestinian mourners carry the body of Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades militant Hani Al-Kabi who was killed in an Israeli army raid in the Balata refugee camp, during his funeral in the West Bank town of Nablus, Friday, April 18, 2008. Photo … finish reading South African Human Rights Activists Shocked By Palestinian Refugee Camp

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