Shahieda Issel Poems

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I said to myself, "The only thing they can do is kill my body. They are not going to get my mind, and my soul will live on in my children and in other people."
Shahieda Issel (b. 1957), South African black anti-apartheid activist. As quoted in Lives of Courage, ch. 4, by Diana E. H. Russell (1989). Said in a 1987 interview, describing her reaction to abuse by the police.

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