Organisations join hands to host an online emancipation programme that spotlights the history and legacy of slavery

by | Dec 8, 2020 | News | 0 comments

A range of speakers and artists will feature in an Emancipation programme that spotlights the history and legacy of slavery.

The programme, called Shatter Slavery’s Legacy, takes place online on Wednesday 9 December 2020 from 7.30pm to 9.00pm. It will be livestreamed on Zoom and Facebook.

The following organisations are working in partnership to host this programme; The Cape Cultural Collective; The Foundation for Human Rights; The District 6 Museum; Community Chest; The Claremont Main Road Mosque, Cornerstone and Molo Songololo.

Patric Tariq Mellet, the author of the bestseller The Lie of 1652, and young social activist Jordan Pieters will each speak briefly on the topic. This will be interspersed by performances of music, poetry and dance. Included in the amazing line-up are the incredible poets Khadija Tracey Heeger and Vusumuzi Mpofu, singer Ernestine Deane and guitarist Elton Goslett, the Uitsig Rieldansers, the Rosa choir, musical duo Thami Baba and Aziza Davids, the Young Men Malay Choir and Darkroom Contemporary Dance.

The Cape Cultural Collective unites artists and communities and promotes individual and collective development through arts and culture.

The CCC has three choirs; hosts cultural and human rights programmes; does theatre productions; and has produced music for a short film.


Issued by the CCC.  For more information, contact: Elizabeth Schutter 084 6162687          June Knight 079 1835170 or