Profile of Dr. Xuma

Here’s recent biographical work on A.B. Xuma–the president of the ANC when the Youth League was formed.

Enjoy listening to: Episode 64 of Africa Past and Present — the podcast about African history, culture, and politics.

In this show, Peter Limb (Michigan State University) on the life and writings of Dr. Alfred Bitini Xuma, President-General of the African National Congress (1940-49) and first black physician in Johannesburg. Limb discusses his just published book bringing together Xuma’s autobiography, correspondence, essays and speeches on health, politics, crime, beer, the pass laws, and the rights of African women.