About the Author
Editors: William Minter, editor of AfricaFocus Bulletin, taught at the secondary school of the Mozambique Liberation Front in 1966-68 and 1974-76. He has worked as an independent scholar and activist since receiving his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin. His most recent book is Apartheid's Contras. Gail Hovey was among the founders of Southern Africa Magazine in 1964 and worked in South Africa 1966-67. She served as research director for the American Committee on Africa/Africa Fund, as managing editor at Christianity and Crisis, and as executive director of Grassroots International. Charles Cobb Jr., senior correspondent for allAfrica.com, was a field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in Mississippi in 1962-67. A journalist, he lived in Tanzania in the early 1970s. His books include Radical Equations, co-authored with Robert Moses, and Civil Rights Trail, to be published December 2007.