The International Policy Center presents a conversation between Heidi Grunebaum and Yazier Henry on the politics, philosophy, and morality of guilt, denial, complicity and responsibility in the context of South Africa since the official ending of De Jure.
Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series
Yazier Henry, Director, Direct Action Centre for Peace and Memory, Capetown, South Africa; Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Yazier Henry is a former anti-Apartheid activist who, as a teenager, became an officer in Umkhonto We Sizwe, the military wing of the African National Congress. He is a poet, writer, and peace activist.
Henry's lecture, "The Cost of Forgiveness: After South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)" discusses post-TRC issues based on his experience with Apartheid violence survivors, TRC, and combatant survivor experience.