Albertina Sisulu


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Woman In The News - Albertina Sisulu - Albertina Sisulu wife of Walter Sisulu, former secretary-general of the banned A.N.C., was realesed last month after 48 days detention under the 90-day law. This was the second time she had been in jail. In 1958 she was jailed for two weeks after taking part in protests against womens passes. Mrs Sisulu knew her husband for years four before they were married in 1944, but she only went into politics 10 years later. She said "I think I finaly got interested because Walter was always talking politics to me. Of the five Sisulu children, three are at school in Swaziland. The eldest, Ulyate Max, is studying for his matric at a private college in Johannesburg. (Photograph by Drum Photographer Baileys Archives)

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  • Title: Albertina Sisulu
  • Date: 1963-09
  • Location: South Africa
  • Subject Keywords: Drum Magazine,South Africa,Africa,South African history,black and white image,activists,black African woman,vertical,September,1963,1960s,Albertinah Sisulu
  • Original Source: Baileys African History Archive
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