Kevin Carter. By: Augusta Baron, Faith Bentzel, and Colleen Yancy. South African Press. Donald Woods. From Apartheid. To Democracy.
By: Augusta Baron, Faith Bentzel, and Colleen Yancy
South African Press
December 15, 1933 – August 19, 2001
White South African journalist and anti-apartheid activist
Young editor of the East London Daily Dispatch
Befriends Steve Biko, a leading Black activist, and is banned after attempts to publicize National Party as cause of Steve Biko’s death
After five years under exile, flees to London to escape government oppression and threats to family
Returns in mid-nineties to see the end of apartheid
“White Knight of the anti-apartheid movement, Civil Rights legend”
Man shot dead in the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) area in Thokoza township.
Early 1990s, Thokoza, South Africa
African National Congress (ANC) demonstration during the campaign for the 1994 general election. A young boy leads a local self-defense unit to Ivory Park.
1994, South Africa