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CAAM Honors Women’s Courage:

To mark Women’s History Month in this country and  Human Rights Month in South Africa, the California African American Museum will celebrate what it describes as “the indomitable spirit of women” with an in-depth discussion, “Women in the Global Struggle Against Apartheid” on Saturday, March 12, at 1 p.m.

South African Consul-General Jeanette T. Ndhlovu will lead the discussion, which will be followed by a Q&A session and refreshments hosted by the South African Consulate, Los Angeles. The event will be simulcast on KPFK radio 90.7 FM.

Preceding the discussion, a short film, “You Have Struck A Rock,” made in 1981, will be screened. The movie follows thousands of black South African women protesting repressive government actions and policies.

The discussion and film complement a current CAAM  exhibition, “Deconstructing Apartheid: The Photography of Peter Magubane.”The museum is located at 600 State Drive in Exposition Park.  Admission is free.  Parking is $6.  For more information, please call (213) 744-7432.

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