Alexandra, 2014, South Africa
Breakout Activity #4: The History of Alex, as told by Robin BinckesAlexandra is the oldest black township in South Africa. Although not as famous as its sister township Soweto, Alex is smaller, closer to the city center and fascinating to experience firsthand, particularly under the guidance of local historian and author Robin Binckes. Robin is intimately familiar with Alex and a very entertaining man. Join him on a story-filled, intimate walking tour of the neighborhood.