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Rep. Bass Statement Upon The Passing of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

April 2, 2018
Press Release
LOS ANGELES – Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), top Democrat on the House Committee on Africa, released the following statement regarding the passing of South African anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

“Today, the world has lost an advocate, a warrior and a champion for the rights of all people,” Rep. Bass said. “Mrs. Madikizela-Mandela’s lifelong fight for freedom and equality will be remembered in the hearts of the thousands who would not be free today without her struggle. My thoughts are with her family and her country as they mourn.”