Tony Burman

Tony Burman

Tony Burman is former head of Al Jazeera English and a freelance contributor for the Toronto Star. Follow him on Twitter: @TonyBurman

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Winnie Mandela, the ex-wife of South African anti-apartheid fighter and former president Nelson Mandela, died on April 2 after a long illness at the age of 81. They are seen here at a 1990 rally in Soweto celebrating Nelson Mandela’s release from jail. Views
Sunday, April 08, 2018
Winnie and MLK: Their Fight was Right — and It’s Not Over
Fifty years ago this week, the civil rights struggle of Martin Luther King Jr. ended tragically with his assassination on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tenn. As this was happening in 1968, the struggles of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in apartheid South Africa were only beginning. The dramatic stories...
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