Becoming a neighbor to all

One of my first friends in Cape Town has posted this powerful piece on the troublesome legacy associated with whiteness in South Africa. Believe me, this legacy afflicts people who were born here and those who moved here post-Apartheid. Recognizing entitlement and facilitating reconciliation are far from straightforward.

After a thrilling performance of Kanala, where I laughed and cried, within minutes of each other, I am left stunned as the curtain comes down. The final scene is one of shock and dismay, even if you know where it is going. The 11th February 1966 and everything changes. A community destroyed. A slow but […]

via The Great Undoing – Post Kanala ramblings — reflectionsofaragamuffin

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