A new book assembles 255 letters, both heartbreaking and inspiring, by the former South African president and civil rights activist, who spent more than 27 years in jail.
The pioneer of South African jazz came to the forefront of the country’s music in the 1950s as a member of the Jazz Epistles, gaining international fame after moving to the United States in 1960.
He received acclaim while living in the United States; when he returned to South Africa after the fall of apartheid, he was welcomed as a hero.
Newly discovered photographs by the Nobel-winning novelist reveal a South African adolescence shaped by art and apartheid.
The journalist and novelist’s moral center of gravity was located in the country he left at age 20. His 1946 novel, “Mine Boy,” drew global attention.
The host of “The Daily Show” on his childhood in apartheid-era South Africa and getting comfortable in Jon Stewart’s chair.
“The Other Man: F. W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid,” a Nicolas Rossier documentary, assesses the actions of the man who presided over South Africa’s transition to a democracy.