Black history ‘gap filler’ set to fetch millions at auction

Memorabilia amassed by a former teacher as ‘healing and teaching instruments’ expected to fetch up to R154m

06 February 2022 - 17:31 By Alicia Powell

A massive personal collection that traces the history of black Americans and ranges from rare civil rights posters to Muhammad Ali’s shoes is set to hit the auction block in late February...

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