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Quotation by Nontsikelelo Albertina Sisulu
Women are the people who are going to relieve us from all this oppression and depression. The rent boycott that is happening in Soweto now is alive because of the women. It is the women who are on the street committees educating the people to stand up and protect each other.
Nontsikelelo Albertina Sisulu (b. 1919), South African black anti–apartheid activist. As quoted in Lives of Courage, ch. 10, by Diana E. H. Russell (1989).
Said in 1987. Soweto was a group of townships southwest (hence the acronym) of Johannesburg reserved for blacks.
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