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Miriam Makeba, or Mama Africa as she was known, was a prolific artist and anti-apartheid activist.

Her music is well known but perhaps less known were her close affiliations with the American civil rights movements and Pan-African movements.

Check out Miriam Makeba's Official Website

People say that Shaka was the black Napoleon but Miriam Makeba says that Napoleon was the white Shaka.

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