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Now You Know How Mapetla Died

The story of a Black Consciousness martyr

Zikhona Valela

ISBN:

9780624091875

Epub ISBN:

9780624091882

Publisher:

Tafelberg

Date Released:

སྤྱི་ཟླ་གསུམ་པ། 2022

Price (incl. VAT):

R 290.00

Format:


About this book:

Mapetla Mohapi was a leading member of the Black Consciousness Movement, and the first to die in detention in 1976. Police produced a 'suicide note'. The note was later confirmed by a British expert as a forgery. Since then, his wife Nohle has worked tirelessly for justice. 

Zikhona Valela traces the politics of the time, the convergence of biographies that led to the brutal and tragic death of Mapetla Mohapi, and the effects on Nohle and the Mohapi family. 

A shocking and necessary book. 

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