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On Monday, a woman walked towards the giant Mandela statue at Nelson Mandela square in Sandton, Johannesburg, and stripped naked until security guard came to remove her as demonstrated in the cellphone images that were captured and distributed on social media by bystanders. It is not clear who this woman is or why she did it but somebody on Twitter called her Braveheart and I must agree, there is something beautifully valiant in her statement. This type of thinking, not unlike some news reports that have insinuated that she is mentally unstable, is perhaps the type of thinking that Mystery Braveheart seeks to challenge about who we have become as a society. A black African female body — something usually under duress in South Africa, constantly cleaning, carrying and wiping; the perpetual provider — caring, mothering, fathering, paying, praying; and always the recipient of various brands of a frightening South African masculinity — pursued, abused, sexualized and caressed in varying degrees of love and hate. This black African female body willfully walks to the towering figure of Nelson Mandela and disrobes. As visible as he is, presiding over an erect symbol of capital, she becomes visible. In my eyes, the statement transcends her beautiful physical attributes, and becomes an embodiment of how many of us feel.
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