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Miriam Makeba

Southern African Grammy Award-winning singer and civil legal rights activist who worked contrary to the apartheid and released the strike “Pata Pata.” Her mom was jailed for illegally offering an liquor, umqombothi. She was an associate from the Manhattan Brothers, a jazz group. She earned a Grammy Prize for An Evening with Belafonte/Makeba. She wedded Sonny Pilay in 1959, after that Hugh Masekela in 1964, and lastly Stokely Carmichael in Apr 1968. She partook within the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute in 1988.

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