Shall brothers be for a’ that: the Archives of the Scottish Anti-Apartheid Movement

'Let's Look Back' by KMS, (Click to enlarge), taken from Rixaka - Cultural Journal of the African National Congress, March 1986

‘Let’s Look Back’ by KMS, (Click to enlarge), taken from Rixaka – Cultural Journal of the African National Congress, March 1986

The power of the archive lies in our ability to ‘look back’, to sit with the privilege of hindsight, learning about what was, thinking about what could have been and speculating about what’s to come. Source material helps shape our understanding and transform previous assumptions. The past comes alive, and through us, the struggles and successes are overcome and won again; never to be forgotten.

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