Anti-Apartheid Leader Walter Sisulu Dies at 90

Walter Sisulu, who helped lead the fight against apartheid for five decades, dies after a long illness at age 90. Sisulu, along with Nelson Mandela, led the African National Congress from a liberation movement in exile into the ruling party of South Africa. Hear NPR's Jason Beaubien.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.