Mary Burton (née Ingouville) born Buenos Aires, Argentina January 19, 1940. Commissioner of South African Truth & Human Rights, 1995; Head of Black Sash, 1986-90. Established Register of Reconciliation to aid people not heard by Truth and Reconciliation Commission, 1997. Founded Home for All Campaign for whites to acknowledge the damage of apartheid and to eliminate racism, 2000.
“The right to be heard and acknowledged, with respect and empathy, did contribute to a process of healing.” (Brandeis University, Nov. 2011; photo blacksash.org)