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Helen Suzman

Politics, Storytellers and Milltowns: Chatting With Kinky Friedman, Billy Joe Shaver and Mark Erelli

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Kinky Friedman: Well, for one thing I'm going totally f**king deaf, which is a good thing. I only care about two things, and they are Libya and Charlie Sheen. Also, if you're going deaf and you're imaginative, you can think of more interesting things for people to say rather than what they're really saying.

Celebrating Visionary Women of the World

Angella Nazarian | Posted 05.05.2012 | Women
Angella Nazarian

My hope is that the stories of these visionary women present to us the flame of the passionate life, the knife of insight, and the courage to stand for what one sees without looking away.

The Loss of a Hero: Apartheid Critic Helen Suzman Dies at 91

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Madeleine M. Kunin

Helen was a role model for me not so much because I was like her, but because I wanted to become more like her; to understand the source of her extraordinary courage.

Helen Suzman, Anti-Apartheid Activist, Dies At 91

AP | CLARE NULLIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — South African anti-apartheid activist Helen Suzman, who won international acclaim as one of the few white lawmakers to...