Miriam Makeba (1932-2008) South African-born singer who became known as Mama Afrika, one of the world's most prominent black African performers in the 20th century.

Miriam Makeba South African-born singer who became known as Mama Afrika, one of the world's most prominent African performers in the century.

Apartheid Exposed in Drum Magazine - Slide Show - NYTimes.com - Miriam Makeba posing for Drum Magazine ...

Apartheid Exposed in Drum Magazine

Miriam Makeba, was one South Africa’s most famous singers, and in fact was the first vocalist to put African music onto the international map in the She was also an avid human rights campaigner.

Miriam Makeba + Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) on their wedding day  in 1968

lostinurbanism: “ “Famed South African singer Miriam Makeba is photographed in May 1968 with new husband Stokely Carmichael, leader of the Black Panther Party, outside Carmichael’s mother’s Bronx, NY.

Vintage shot of Miriam Makeba. Love this.

South African Singer Miriam Makeba Displays Beautiful Garb

Miriam Makeba - Mama Africa Herself

a retro-trend "Metallic Zulu Hat" wears by Miriam Makeba - Mama Africa Herself

Miriam Makeba "Mama Africa" was a South African civil rights activist. She refused to curl her hair and wear makeup during her performances which internationally became known as the " Afro-look"

Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba, A Revolutionary Musician

Miriam Makeba "Mama Africa" was a South African civil rights activist. She refused to curl her hair and wear makeup during her performances which internationally became known as the " Afro-look"

Miriam Makeba (by Jürgen Schadeberg)

Miriam Makeba (by Jürgen Schadeberg). Zenzile Miriam Makeba March 1932 – 9 November nicknamed Mama Africa, was a Grammy Award-winning South African singer and civil rights activist.

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“ Miriam Makeba March 1932 - 10 November was a South African singer and civil rights activist. The Grammy Award winning afrobeat artist is often referred to as Mama Afrika.

"The Queen of South African music, Miriam Makeba." - Pata Pata - Win your dream city break with i-escape & Coggles #Coggles #iescape #competition

"The Queen of South African music, Miriam Makeba." - Pata Pata - Win your dream city break with i-escape Coggles

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