NOW YOU KNOW HOW MAPETLA DIED, the story of a Black Consciousness martyr

: Valela (Z.)

R 310.00
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191pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2022


Mapetla Mohapi (1947-1976) was a member of the Black Consciousness Movement and the South African Students Organisation. He was detained  in July 1976 and died in August while in police custody. The 'suicide note' produced by the police was found to be a forgery. His wife Nohle who testified a the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, continues to seek justice for the family. 

Historian Zikhona Valela has written for various publications including New Frame, The Johannesburg Review of Books and the Mail & Guardian. She lives in Johannesburg.