Dineo Seshee Bopape
(b. 1981, South Africa)
Dineo Seshee Bopape was born on a Sunday. If she were Ghanaian, her name would be Akosua/Akos for short. During the same year of her birth, the Brixton riots took place; two people were injured when a bomb exploded in a Durban shopping centre; bobby sands dies; 100 were killed during riots in Casablanca; MTV is launched; the Boeing 767 makes its first air flight; uMkhonto we Sizwe performs numerous underground assaults against the apartheid state. Princess Di' of Britain marries Charles; Bob Marley dies; apartheid SA invades Angola; AIDS is identified/created/named; Selman Rushdie releases his book "Midnight's Children"; Winnie Mandela's banishment orders are renewed for another 5 years; in the region of her birth her paternal grandmother dies affected by dementia; people cried and people laughed...
The world's population was at around 4.529 billion... today she (Bopape) is 1 amongst 7 billion - occupying multiple intersecting adjectives.