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Masana Sam Nzima: 8th August 1934 – 12th May 2018

Photographer, Sam Nzima

On the 16th June 1976, Sam Nzima (born Masana Sam Nzima) took one of the world’s most famous photographs. It was also one of the most heartbreaking images, depicting the lifeless body of twelve-year-old Hector Pieterson being carried by Mbuyisa Makhubu. Running alongside Mbuyisa was Hector’s distraught seventeen year old sister, Antoinette Sithole. The photograph, which is considered […]