A plea to the Minister of Native Affairs, HF Verwoerd
In a letter to Minster of Native Affairs HF Verwoerd, IA (Issy) Maisels, chairman of the Society of Advocates of Southern Africa, asks the government to reconsider its position on Nokwe only being allowed to occupy chambers "in one of the Municipal Native residential areas".
Read Issy Maisels's letter.
"We have fought for years to get one of ours into the Bar. Are we now going to lose that over a cup of tea?"
Walter Sisulu on Duma Nokwe
Duma Nokwe, left, and Robert Resha
Picture: © Bailey’s African History Archive
IN THE CLASSROOM
Minutes of meetings as historical sources
This lesson plan demonstrates to learners why minutes of meetings are good sources of historical evidence. Learners can also learn the valuable skill of taking minutes.
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|Archive Photo Gallery|
|A selection of images of Nokwe’s life before he fled South Africa to escape the threat posed by the apartheid authorities.|
|Artwork Photo Gallery|
|Nokwe’s widow, Tiny, and George Bizos reunite at the memorial outside the Johannesburg High Court.|
|Take an illuminating 360° degree tour of the Nokwe memorial outside the Johannesburg High Court on Pritchard Street. |