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Yazier Henry is a poet, writer and a professional human rights activist. He has written and published on the politics of memory, trauma, identity, sustainable peace and Truth Commissions. He is the founding Director of the Direct Action Centre for Peace and Memory in Cape Town, South Africa. In South Africa, he works on social reintegration programs with former combatants, political prisoners, and torture survivors. Henry currently lectures at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.
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Audio is courtesy of the Ann Arbor District Library.