The stories of Naz Gool Ebrahim and District Six are intimately
linked; in fact it is hard to imagine the one without the other.
the niece of Cissie Gool, Naz came from fighting stock. Strong
women with strong voices ran in the family. So when the Apartheid
Government declared 'the District', a slum in 1966 and announced
plans to flatten it, Naz wasn’t about to lose all that she held
dear without a fight. She became the voice of the voiceless, both
in South Africa and in the USA and was nominated as ‘Woman of the
Year’. Naz combined her radical political activism with her roles
as devoted wife and mother to six children. Up until the end of her
life in 2005, she worked tirelessly to oppose the evil of racial
To her opponents, she was an indomitable adversary,
but to her friends she was ‘Naz – Raz-a-ma-tazz’, a great lady who
certainly knew how to tell a story and put on a good show.
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