Emergency: South Africa, 1985 (for Victoria Mxenge)
Sterling D. PlumppRixaka
Published by African National Congress
This poem expresses the determination to overthrown apartheid and what such success would mean. (Poem
Victoria Mxenge was a lawyer who became increasingly politically active after her husband, Griffiths, was killed by the secret police force headquartered at Vlakplaas. She herself was assassinated just before a trial in which she was assisting was to begin. 10,000 people attended her funeral.
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