This is the story of South African Black women under apartheid, portrayed through women's poetry, writing and music. Includes descriptions of the Sharpville Massacre and the Soweto Uprising, poetry by Susan Anderson and Zindzi Mandela, daughter of the banished Nomzamo Winnie Mandela and Nelson Mandela, ANC leader serving life prison sentence on Robben Island; excerpts from Joyce Sikakane's The Window on Soweto, and the music of Miriam Makeba, Letta Mbulu, and African people singing "Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika." Produced by Susan Anderson and Pearl Skotnes.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.