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Nawal el Saadawi - Egyptian Author and Feminist Leader
Mary Burton - Truth and Justice Commission Member
Nelson Mandela - 1990 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

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South Africa
Johnny Clegg & Juluka
Sibongile Khumalo
Oom

Zimbabwe
John Chibadura
Thomas Mapfumo

Angola
Ruy Mingas

Zaire
Papa Wemba

Ghana
Rocky Dawuni

Mali
Habíb Koíté
Rokía Traoré

Morocco
Sharifi and Hakmoun

Greece
Glykeria
George Dalaras

Algeria
Khaled

Nawal el Saadawi
 
Meet Nawal el Saadawi, Egyptian feminist author and founder of the Arab Women's Solidarity Association. She has been celebrated and imprisoned for her work. Learn why!



Mary Burton
 
Meet Mary Burton, the former leader of the Black Sash, and one of 17 people selected to serve on South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. As a white female of uncompromising principles, she was able to undertake actions from a unique position as a fighter for a just South Africa.

Nelson Mandela
 
Meet the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and recently retired President of South Africa. At great personal sacrifice his own story is the story of South Africa's descent into the horrific violence of apartheid and transition into a just democracy.



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