Jean Sinclair


Jean Sinclair born Germiston, South Africa July 2, 1908 (d. 1996). Founder 1955 Black Sash women's movement against Apartheid; mother of activist Sheena Duncan.


"Our rulers must accept that if they are gambling with civilisation, and that survival is their motive for this oppression, the sooner they reverse their policy and put into practice a policy of social justice and decency, the sooner will South Africa be accepted in the world community, and our chances of survival will be increased." (Black Sash presidential address, 1971; photo