Episode 8: Under the Shadow of Death

November 8, 2018


Ian Head, Leah Todd, Nahal Zamani, S’bu Zikode, Aliya Hussain, Rob Santiago

On the eighth episode of The Activist Files, Center for Constitutional Rights Advocacy Program Manager Nahal Zamani speaks with S’bu Zikode, a founding member and president of Abahlali baseMjondolo, the shack dwellers’ movement in South Africa. S’bu is one of the leaders of Abahlali baseMjondolo, one of the largest peoples’ movements to emerge in post-apartheid South Africa. S’bu talks to Nahal about what is at stake, how the movement rises above violent repression, and what the U.S. can learn from South Africa in this political moment. Listen to one of the most inspiring activists we know and work with.