The spear of the nation

Apartheid propaganda, white media and Afrikaner nationalists painted Verwoerd's killer as crazy, but Dimitri Tsafendas was a committed political activist. Dimitris Tsafendas. Image credit Ellen Elmendorp. It was at 2:20…

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The house of exile

Sisonke Msimang, James Baldwin and the wellspring of "private life." Lusaka, Zambia. Image credit Bengt Flemark via Flickr (CC). “In exile we only thought about the Boers. We never imagined the houses—what they…

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