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Fake Histories #20  Did the concept of ‘separate but equal’ originate with the apartheid regime in South Africa?   

If I was to say ‘Plessy v Ferguson’ to you, you might respond with something like ‘was that a tractor race?’ Well no, actually. It’s got something to do with race all right, but not tractors. 739 more words

To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. Nelson Mandela

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The insular versus the liberal

Malcolm Fraser was a liberal and a Liberal. And like most people he would have had his complexities and contradictions beyond both those labels.

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Election 2019

Going to the Mountain: Life Lessons from My Grandfather, Nelson Mandela Book Review

The old saying of not appreciating something or someone until it is gone can apply to any aspect our lives. All of my grandparents have long since passed away, but I still miss them. 191 more words


This Week's Six Pillars - The Nelson Mandela Exhibition

Audio recorded during a tour of the current Official Nelson Mandela exhibition at the Leake Street Gallery, Waterloo. Learning Manager Caroline Kumana describes aspects of this major new exhibition that explores the life of the world’s most famous freedom fighter and political leader. 233 more words


The Basketball Team with Two Popes, Two Comedians, and Two Statesmen

The Harlem Globetrotters have accomplished much in the nearly-100 years since their founding. In addition to playing more than 26,000 exhibition games in 123 countries and territories, the team has also acquired a pretty impressive roster of distinguished players, including honorary members… 34 more words