Fragments of Activism is a collection of stories, essays, reflections, and images put together by Phumeza Mlungwana and Dustin Kramer.They are drawn from individual conversations over a period of two years with people building movements and campaigns across South Africa and in several countries across Latin America. People who want to change society for the better. Moving between many themes – from facing hitmen, to occupying buildings, to the
messiness of political work, to reimagining politics altogether – Fragments of Activism offers a broader conversation on forms of alternative thinking to the status quo.
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Phumeza Mlungwana is a fellow of the Social Change Initiative and former General Secretary of the Social Justice Coalition. She serves as a trustee for Ndifuna Ukwazi, Khayelitsha Youth Community Centre Trust and UniteBehind. Phumeza holds a BA(Hons) in Sociology, Psychology and Gender studies from the University of the Western Cape and is completing an MPhil in Criminology, Law and Society at the University of Cape Town.
Dustin Kramer is a fellow of the Social Change Initiative. He is the former Deputy General Secretary of the Social Justice Coalition, and has worked across various fields in politics, social movements, human rights, and urban planning. Dustin holds a BSocSci(Hons) in Political Science from the University of Cape Town and an MPhil in Politics: Comparative Government, from the University of Oxford.