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Saying goodbye to Nelson Mandela, beloved fighter, visionary, and king Read More
From a lecture delivered in January at the Gorée Institute, in Senegal. Breytenbach’s essay “Mandela’s Smile” appeared in the December 2008 issue of Harper’s Magazine. First it was the voice. It…
I did not struggle to be poor.—Smuts Ngonyama, spokesman, African National Congress The “state of emergency” in which we live is not the exception but the rule.—Walter Benjamin Dear Madiba,…