Biographies

In 1971 Conny Braam, together with some others, broke away from the Comite Zuid-Afrika (CZA) to form the more radical Anti-Apartheidsbewegin... read more
Boxall was a music teacher and lecturer, who wanted to open up music education to all children. She saw music as essential in education, and... read more
Prof Botha was born in 1930. Through her life she served on various organisations, including the Suid-Afrikaanse Akedemie vir Wetenskap en K... read more
Harriet Bolton was born in the former Transvaal, the eldest of four children – a younger brother and two sisters. Her family moved around se... read more
Molly Blackburn was born in 1930.  She was the daughter of Elgar Bellhouse who was at one time the chairperson of the Progressive Party... read more
Di Bishop was born in Cape Town. She made her first political statement at age eleven in 1961 when South Africa became a republic. During th... read more
During the 1960s, at the height of the forced removals with the introduction of the Native Law Amendment Act, there was great panic and conf... read more
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

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