A landmark class action case is under way in a New York federal court, with victims of apartheid in South Africa suing corporations that they say helped the pre-1994 regime.
Dennis Brutus' weapons were his words: soaring, searing, poetic. He was banned, he was censored, he was shot. But his commitment and activism, his advocacy on behalf of the poor, never flagged.
World-renowned political organizer and one of Africa’s most celebrated poets, Dennis Brutus, died early on December 26 in Cape Town, in his sleep, aged 85.