Charlayne Hunter-Gault is an Emmy- and Peabody award-winning journalist who reports for NPR and others in South Africa. She has been CNN bureau chief in Johannesburg, chief national correspondent for The Newshour with Jim Lehrer, and written for The New York Times Magazine, Essence, O, and Vogue. She is author of New News Out of Africa: Uncovering the African Renaissance and In My Place, a memoir of making history as the first African-American woman to enter the University of Georgia.

As South Africa gets ready to host a historic World Cup, the killing of Eugene Terre'Blanche has pushed race relations to a new low, creating fear of renewed violence among blacks and whites in the country.