Quotation by Sheena Duncan

The women made a plan to dig their own graves and they said, "We will stand beside our graves because we are not moving from here. You can shoot and we will lie in our land forever."
Sheena Duncan (b. 1932), South African white anti‚Äďapartheid activist. As quoted in Lives of Courage, ch. 24, by Diana E. H. Russell (1989).

Said in a 1987 interview. The white daughter of the founder of Black Sash, an anti- apartheid women's organization, Duncan succeeded her mother as Black Sash president. Here she described the members' determination to resist.
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