Library weekly: Charlotte Maxeke

Charlotte Maxeke (Source: Wikimedia Commons. CC-BY-4.0)On 16 October 1939, South African religious leader, social and political activist Charlotte Makgomo (née Mannya) Maxeke died in Johannesburg at the age of 68. She was the first black woman to graduate with a university degree in South Africa with a B.Sc. from Wilberforce University Ohio in 1903. Maxeke dedicated her life to the struggle for women's rights and education for all. Charlotte Maxeke is featured in our Library Weekly.