Farewell, Anti-Apartheid Campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Activist and icon of the anti-apartheid movement, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has passed away at 81 years old. Married to Nelson Mandela for 38 years (and separated for 30 years because of his imprisonment), Madikizela-Mandela became an “international symbol of resistance to apartheid and a rallying point for poor, black township residents who demanded their freedom.” Later, however, her reputation was somewhat marred, thanks to rumors about …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Gaga's PSA, gadget style, Barbara Kruger in NYC and more in this week's web roundup

1. Lady Gaga PSA Lady Gaga recently released a seven-minute homemade PSA speaking out against “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” asking fans and local senators to repeal Clinton’s controversial policy toward gays and lesbians in the military. Her timely video comes out as the policy faces senate vote on 21 September 10. 2. Display Ever wanted to know more about midcentury modern graphic design and where …

Lady Gaga PSA

Gaga's PSA, gadget style, Barbara Kruger in NYC and more in this week's web roundup

Lady Gaga recently released a seven-minute homemade PSA speaking out against “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” asking fans and local senators to repeal Clinton’s controversial policy toward gays and lesbians in the military. Her timely video comes out as the policy faces senate vote on 21 September 10.