Winnie Mandela Bore the Scars of Battle, Helped Heal a Nation | Counter Punch

by Faiz Ahmed last modified 2018-04-12T22:21:49-04:00
"When the roll is called of freedom fighters who changed the world and made it better, the name Winnie Mandela will rank near the top of the list. ... Even before Mandela was locked away, she was active in the anti-apartheid movement, jailed while pregnant for two weeks for participating in a women’s protest against apartheid. ... By her stripes, many are healed and apartheid is behind us. She lived the first 50 years of her life under a violent racial apartheid system and now she goes on to live in eternal peace. ... Winnie Mandela stood tall. She fought for freedom and demanded respect."
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