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South Africa Celebrates Women's Day

by Dr. Judy Bigby
Today is National Women's Day in South Africa. The day commemorates the protests that took place on August 9, 1956 when more than 20,000 women marched in Pretoria protesting the country's laws that required black South Africans to carry a pass that served to maintain population segregation and...
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South Africa Partners Executive Director, Judy Bigby, Reflects on Mandela's Centenary

by Dr. Judy Bigby
Celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 100th Birthday: Inspire Young Leaders to Continue to Fight for Basic Justice and Democracy “I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons will live...
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Public Lecture: The Data Revolution in African Economic History presented by Stellenbosch University

July 26 & 30: Please join South Africa Partners in welcoming Professor Johan Fourie and his colleagues from Stellenbosch University to Boston and NYC. Space is limited so please RSVP below by July 18. NYC Thursday, July 26, 2018 6:30 - 9:30 PM EDT ING 1133 6th Avenue New York, NY 10019 RSVP HERE...
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Mandela's 100th Birthday at the Massachusetts State House!

Please join Bridgewater State University and South Africa Partners in partnership with Senator Jason Lewis and Representative Byron Rushing in honoring Nelson Mandela's Centenary and welcoming Young African Leadership Fellows to Massachusetts. Wednesday, July 18, 2018 2:00 to 4:00 PM State House,...
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Highlights: Mandela Centenary Celebration

On Sunday, June 17, 2018, South Africa Partners and the JFK Library Foundation hosted an open discussion with South African activists Max and Elinor Sisulu at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum to honor Nelson Mandela’s Centenary. The event celebrated Mandela’s uniting leadership and reflected...