On the shelf: Mbulelo Mzamane read by Mwelela Cele

Mwelela Cele reads from ‘The Impact of Black Consciousness on Culture’ a chapter by Mbulelo Vizikhungo Mzamane in the essay anthology “Bounds of Possibility: The Legacy of Steve Biko and Black Consciousness” edited by N. Barney Pityana, Mamphela Ramphele, Malusi Mpumlwana & Lindy Wilson, (D. Phillip Publishers, 1991).

Music: AnaCaptainslogue by Noir Et Blanc Vie

On the shelf is a video series featuring excerpts from The Commune’s wide-ranging collection of books, read by the people who love them. For this title and more, visit thecommune.org.za.

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Filmed by: Nonzuzo Gxekwa and Nala Xaba

Edited by: Nala Xaba