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Oral History: Yunus Mahomed

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Oral history interview between Yunus Mahomed (son of E.V. Mahomed) and Nasreen Manjoo.

Yunus shares stories about his father and "Uncle Chief" Luthuli and their deep friendship. He speaks about his father's involvement in politics, how he dealt with the ever present special branch forces, the Stanger community and Kennedy's visit to Groutville.

Yunus also reflect's on the community's reaction to Luthuli being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. As well, he speculates on how Sharpeville shifted Luthuli's attitude to armed struggle and whether Luthuli's death was an accident.

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  • Object Name: Oral History
  • Object ID: LutMus2011.01.007.01
  • Creator: Luthuli Museum
  • Date: 02-Aug-06
  • Description: Oral history interview between Yunus Mahomed (son of E.V. Mahomed) and Nasreen Manjoo. Yunus shares stories about his father and "Uncle Chief" Luthuli and their deep friendship. He speaks about his father's involvement in politics, how he dealt with the ever present special branch forces, the Stanger community and Kennedy's visit to Groutville. Yunus also reflect's on the community's reaction to Luthuli being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. As well, he speculates on how Sharpeville shifted Luthuli's attitude to armed struggle and whether Luthuli's death was an accident.
  • People: Luthuli, Chief Albert; Mahomed, E V; Mahomed, Yunus; Yengwa, M B; Kennedy, Senator Robert; (Suleman, Goolam)
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