Rowley Israel Arenstein was born in 1919. Arenstein was a prominent Durban attorney and a leader of the Congress of Democrats (COD). He... read more
Benny Alexander, the third child of Estelle and Johann Alexander, a labourer, was born on 4 March 1955 in Kimberley, where he also grew up.... read more
Born in 1933, in India he came to South Africa with his family in 1935. Adams joined South African Indian Congress (SAIC) and the South Afri... read more
As a young person, Arenstein joined the left wing Book Club in Durban where, among other authors, Marx and Lenin were read and discussed. At... read more
Phyllis Altman was born on 25 September 1919. She went to Jeppe High School for Girls. As her mother could not afford university fees she ac... read more
Alexander was born in America and lived there until the age of 19, when she came to South Africa. She became friends with Gandhi whom she me... read more
Magdelene Moloto was born in a Mission Station in Limpopo. She lived with her grandmother until she completed her primary school education.... read more
Lizzy Adrian Abrahams (nee Joseph) was born on 19 September 1925 in Paarl, in the Western Cape. She was born into a large family of 8 childr... read more
  Please note: This biography is a modified extract from the following source: Bell, P. (1999) “Raymond Ackerman” from... read more
Early Life: Alexander Kerr was the first of six children born to William and Elizabeth Findlay Kerr. When he was six years old the Kerr fami... read more
Peter Henry Abrahams Deras (Peter Abrahams) was born in Vrededorp, Johannesburg’s largest Coloured and Asian slum, on 19 March 1919. A... read more
Eric Anthony Abraham was from Wynberg, Cape Town, Western Province (now Western Cape). He was a University of Cape Town graduate who had wor... read more