Dennis Brutus

South African activist and writer (1924–2009) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Dennis Vincent Brutus (28 November 1924 – 26 December 2009) was a South African activist, educator, journalist and poet best known for his campaign to have South Africa banned from the Olympic Games due to its racial policy of apartheid.[1]

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Dennis Brutus
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in Washington DC at the Supreme Court, 29 January 2000
Born
Dennis Vincent Brutus

(1924-11-24)24 November 1924
Died26 December 2009(2009-12-26) (aged 85)
Cape Town, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
Occupation(s)Activist, educator, journalist, poet
Known forAnti-apartheid activism
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