Tuesday, March 25, 2008

March 22 Shero: Lilian Masediba Ngoyi

(1911 - March 12, 1980)

"Ma Ngoyi" was a South African pass-law resistor, leaders of the famous August 9 anti-apartheid march. An activist in the Garment Workers Union, and organizer for the African National Congress' Women's League, she was subjected to imprisonment, solitary confinement and torture. Thousands attended her funeral.

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