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'Mama Winnie' laid to rest

Thousands mourn S. Africa’s anti-apartheid activist

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Photographs by AP/THEMBA HADEBE

People follow the hearse carrying the coffin of anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela after her funeral Saturday in Soweto, South Africa.

Tens of thousands of people sang, cheered and cried as the flag-draped casket of anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was escorted from her official funeral Saturday, after supporters defended her complex legacy with poetry and anger.

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