Mama Africa!

Mama Africa!

How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope With Her Song

Book - 2017
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Miriam Makeba, a Grammy Award?winning South African singer, rose to fame in the hearts of her people at the pinnacle of apartheid a brutal system of segregation similar to American Jim Crow laws. Mama Africa, as they called her, raised her voice to help combat these injustices at jazz clubs in Johannesburg; in exile, at a rally beside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; and before the United Nations.
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780374303013
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Palmer, Charly


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