A South African Muslim Woman’s Memories of Mandela

My daughter outside Mandela's home in Soweto on Saturday night.

I wrote part of this piece when Dr Laury Silvers asked me for a few words she could read in her khutbah at El Tawhid Unity Mosque in Toronto. She wanted to open with words from a South African, and I am grateful to her and the congregation for the oppurtunity to express these words on the passing of our beloved Comrade, President, Tata Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, who returned to his creator on Thursday night, December 5 at the age of 95. Tata (father), as we fondly call Nelson Mandela, … [Read more...]


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