Mary Benson was born in Pretoria where she received her early education. In 1941 she joined the South African Women’s Army and served in Cai... read more
Yetta Barenblatt was born on 24 September 1913, in Dublin, Ireland, to Basna and Solomon Malamed.  In 1925, a friend encouraged her to... read more
Brigalia Bam was born in the former Transkei, in the Eastern Cape. She was formally educated in South Africa and abroad specializing in teac... read more
Ma Baloi as she was fondly addressed, was born on 8 August 1936. She lived in the region of Dunn, in Ward fourteen. She was a very energetic... read more
Ballinger was a member of the white Native Representatives Council (NRC) in the 1930s, and together with Senator Edgar Brookes helped to cha... read more
Together with women like Mary Moodley, Frances Baard, Rita Ndzanga and many others, they fought against the triple oppression of South Afric... read more
Frances “MaBaard” Baard was born in 1901 in Kimberley, Northern Cape. She worked as a domestic servant and then as a teacher but became mili... read more
Sara ‘Saartjie’ Baartman was born in 1789* at the Gamtoos river in what is now known as the Eastern Cape. She belonged to the cattle-herding... read more
Brink is a distinguished South African novelist, playwright, literary critic and academic who challenged the apartheid government. He is now... read more
Natvarlal Dayalji “Natoo” Babenia was born on 28 March 1924 at Coedmore Road, Bellair, Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal). Natoo Babenia’s po... read more
George Bizos was born in 1928 in Kirani, Greece. In 1941 he arrived in South Africa as a World War II refugee together with his father. He w... read more
Esmé Berman, a Jewish South African art historian, author and researcher, was born in 1929. She enrolled at the University of Witswatersrand... read more