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THE CONVERSATION: Charlotte Maxeke book highlights tensions of visibility and erasure in South African history

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Dec 3, 2021

This year the South African government set about honouring Charlotte Mannya Maxeke, one of the country’s most remarkable women who was born 150 years ago. It is said she was only the “second woman to be memorialised and honoured in this way since 2018 when (anti-apartheid) struggle icon Albertina Sisulu was honoured”.

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