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My Mother Against Apartheid

My Mother Against Apartheid

Mar 24, 2021-- "In 1955, six White women in Johannesburg said enough is enough when the government enacted a law to disenfranchise 'Coloured' (mixed-race) South Africans, rescinding their right to vote. Along with a wave of other women, my mother, Peggy Levey, joined this group. Their formal name was the Women's Defense of the Constitution League, but everyone called them the Black Sash. She was soon elected regional chair." Peace worker Susan Collin Marks shares more in this excerpt from her upcoming memoir, 'Singing Peace: Wisdom in a Time of Conflict.' (2154 reads)


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