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Cape Town slave descendants share stories of strength

An exhibit on South Africa’s history of slavery helps a new generation understand their heritage.

Slavery - Al JazeeraCape Town, South Africa – When Ruben November’s great-great grandfather Zyzer arrived in Cape Town, South Africa, at the beginning of the 19th century, like many other slaves, he was stripped of everything – his clothes, his papers, his identity.

He was given a new name: Zyzer November. November indicated the…

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