South African Young Academy of Science

Mama Charlotte Maxeke: My Superhero

Mama Charlotte Maxeke: My Superhero
August 11, 2020 Sinenhlanhla Sikhosana
Why was I not taught about her in school? In line with the commemoration of women’s month, I have chosen to celebrate my superhero mama Charlotte Maxeke. I believe that her story should be documented in science textbooks and even on the biggest theatre stages in South Africa. Hers is a story of resilience and…