"Mama Wethu": Ntsiki Mazwai Honours Charlotte Maxeke at Her Gravesite

"Mama Wethu": Ntsiki Mazwai Honours Charlotte Maxeke at Her Gravesite

- Ntsiki Mazwai went to Charlotte Maxeke's gravesite to wish her a happy birthday and shared on social media

- The poet is a serious feminist and thanked Charlotte for her role in dismantling patriarchy in Mzansi

- Charlotte Maxeke is a struggle icon and was the first black woman in South Africa to get a university degree

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Mzansi poet and celebrity Ntsiki Mazwai has taken to social media to wish struggle icon Charlotte Maxeke a happy birthday. Taking to social media, Ntsiki posted a photo of herself at Charlotte's grave and captioned it:

"Happy birthday mama wethu. Celebrating defiant women who go against patriarchy."

Ntsiki Mazwai is a woman who is very proud of her heritage and celebrates women who hold their own. Charlotte Maxeke was one of them. She was the first black woman in South Africa to graduate with a university degree.

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"Mama wethu": Ntsiki Mazwai honours Charlotte Maxeke at her gravesite
Ntsiki Mazwai took time out of her day to honour Charlotte Maxeke. Image: @ntsikimazwai
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Ntsiki has been getting the short end of the stick lately because she has been dragging celebrities in South Africa on Twitter. This time, the poet decided to be a little more peaceful and took the time out of her day to celebrate the birthday of a political icon.

Miss Mazwai is a poet who is very much a feminist too. She always stands up for women whenever she gets the chance and is appreciative of the women who stood up for South Africans who were oppressed during apartheid.

Briefly.co.za wishes Charlotte Maxeke a happy birthday and may she continue to rest in peace.

In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that Sbahle Mpisane penned a sweet birthday message for her mom Shauwn Mkhize. Fitness fundi Sbahle Mpisane has major love for her stepmother Shawn Mkhize and it shows.

Shauwn recently celebrated her birthday and another year of life. Sbahle took to social media to show love to her momma bear.

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"There are so many precious moments with mommy. She is the most beautiful human being, filled with unconditional love and has taught many of us to see beauty in everything."

Stepmothers and their stepdaughters don't always have the best of relationships but Sbahle and Shauwn have challenged this stereotype.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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