That none of his collections were published in apartheid South Africa testifies to the police state's censorship.
Although a commited veteran of the ANC, Mlangeni was no party apparatchik. He was outspoken against endemic corruption in government.
Brutus’s life was closely interlinked with the rise of apartheid and offered a way to look at resistance to this system.
South Africa's history shows that mobilising white privilege can be a useful tool for advancing the struggle against racism.
There are, scientifically, no human races. How did race come to have this power and this durability?
South Africans seem to be fascinated with the way in which spying is entwined in the country’s politics.
Controversy around Winnie Madikizela-Mandela continues in death as it did in life.
The story of jazz in the ANC army-in-exile, Umkhonto we Sizwe culture is far more nuanced – and positive – than depicted in a new film.
Factions within South Africa’s ANC nostalgically point to the example of Oliver Reginald Tambo whose seen as an exemplar of integrity, personifying an ideal leader who served the party selflessly.
Two South African "romance" struggle auto/biographies have focalised the anti-apartheid struggle through the lives of heroic women who were bound by love.