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Maya Angelou Presents a Tribute Poem on Behalf of the American People to Nelson Mandela December 12, 2013: Democracy Now! ended its special coverage of Nelson Mandela’s funeral this week with a poem written by Maya Angelou, dedicated to the late South African civil rights leader. AMY GOODMAN: We end [...] by

The origin of Afrikaans from poet Antjie Krog June 24, 2010: In The Poetry Channel’s new podcast, prominent South African poet Antjie Krog condenses 100 years of South African history and the poetic tradition of Afrikaans to 15 minutes. Using [...] by