Have You Heard From Johannesburg - Seven Stories of the GLOBAL anti-apartheid movement

Walter Fauntroy
Walter Fauntroy

U.S. Congressman (DC)

Throughout his career, Walter E. Fauntroy has linked his Christian values with nonviolent civil disobedience to bring about social change and justice. His work in the Civil Rights Movement and in the U.S. Congress helped end racial discrimination and poverty in America and eliminate human rights abuses across the African diaspora...

Walter Sisulu
Walter Sisulu

African National Congress

Walter Ulyate Max Sisulu was born in the village of Qutubeni in the Engcobo district of the Transkei on 18 May 1912. He attended an Anglican missionary institute, but left in Standard 4 (Grade 6) at the age of 15 after his uncle died. To help support his family he was forced to seek work in Johannesburg where he found employment in a dairy. In 1940 at 28 years old, Sisulu joined the African National Congress (ANC)...

Wilfred Wood
Wilfred Wood

World Council of Churches

Born in Barbados in 1936, Bishop Wilfred Wood came to London in 1962 and served as a curate, then honorary curate, of St. Thomas with St. Stephen, Shepherd's Bush, until 1974. Being struck by the harsh conditions that black immigrants had to undergo and by the problems of the inner city, Wood maintained an active interest in race relations and social justice in London...