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Teaching the legacy of Dulcie September and other assassinated anti-racist figures of resistance as poetry for collective liberation

"They erased Dulcie September, who remained a name in schools, streets, and cultural centers but nothing about her intellectual production and incredible life story as an anti-racist and feminist activist...In the US, the resurgence of a right-wing and illiberal populism that sought to ban critical race theory and restrict transgender rights made the headlines days before the start of the term. I decided to engage my students in creating a media outlet that would serve as a methodology to understand the un-erasure of activist figures of resistance."

BKC Affiliate Leonard Cortana writes about teaching the legacy of the Paris assassination of South African anti-apartheid activist Dulcie September through film and a podcast.

Read more in Nelson Mandela Foundation News.

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