Awesome Woman of the day for Wednesday, September 12, 2012, is Dr.
Mamphela Ramphele, South African Human Rights Activist, anthropologist,
medical doctor, author, and the lover of Steven Biko, who died 35 years
ago today, after being tortured and interrogated by police. http://youtu.be/2mNPhPPn_xU
I struggle a bit with her belief in empowerment through capitalism and
especially with her activities with the World Bank. It rings all kinds
of victim-blaming and Stockholm Syndrome bells for me. On the other
hand, I think she is unquestionably a person of good faith and good
intention who has accomplished a staggering amount. She is
extraordinary. And awesome.