publication date: Friday, April 2, 2004 (part of Round XXII)
clue: Controversy has followed this courageous leader... Could there be a black first lady?
explanation: Mandela was married to Nelson Mandela, and for decades the two of them were the dominant voices calling for social reform and an end to apartheid in South Africa; both spent prolonged periods in prison. When Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa, Winnie Mandela served in government positions, and remained president of the ANCWL and a member of the ANC parliament. The phrase "Could there be a black first lady?" is a play on the clue for Nelson Mandela's goo in 1998, which asked "Could there be a black president?" more…
solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Mihai Rusu, Christine Marie Doiron, Nadine Russell, Anthony Lewis, Brad Htnck, Scott Baumann, C. K., Allan Russell, and Melissa Erin
player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Melissa Erin.
trivia: Incorrect guesses included Graca Machel, Valerie Amos, and two for Zanele Mbeki.
|This goo represented South Africa in the Goo World Tour.|