'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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Playwright, director and actor John Ledwaba gave up theater during South Africa's turbulent 1980s and left his Soweto home to train to be an anti-apartheid guerrilla. But he soon stopped training to lead the fight through theater, staging powerful works that exposed the horrors of racist rule to the world.
Nelson Mandela's grandchildren underwent a harrowing ordeal with gunmen following the South African icon's 92nd birthday party, but no one was hurt and the attackers fled after an exchange of gunfire, according to police Thursday.