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TITLE: Keorapetse Kgositsile

SPEAKER: Keorapetse Kgositsile
EVENT DATE: 04/03/2012
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 93 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)


South African poet and political activist Keorapetse Kgositsile discusses the state of contemporary African culture, including poetry and literature.

Speaker Biography: Keorapetse Kgositsile also known as "Bra Willie," is a South African political activist and poet. He served in the African National Congress in the 1960s and 1970s and was inaugurated as South Africa's National Poet Laureate in 2006.