Harold Matlhaku checked in with the AFRO from South Africa to talk about the impact of Winnie Mandela, his aunt.

Harold Matlhaku, nephew of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, sent the AFRO a video of himself talking about the impact of her life on the people of South Africa. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

“Winnie Mandela was an Icon of revolutionary justice, and the sacrifices she made to further South Africa’s apartheid struggle,put her on par with some of South Africa’s most gallant anti-colonial freedom fighters,” he told the AFRO.

Watch the video below to hear his thoughts.