we have to know each others’ histories

When you forget your past you forget part of yourself.

You are rooted in your past, there it is worthwhile to remember your past, to read about your past.

Not just about your own personal past, but also the past of the people with whom you do interact.

In South Africa with so many different histories it is important to know about the histories of others.

Mary Burton and Mervyn SlomanThe history of the Black Sash is an important history in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa.  A book on the history of the Black Sash has been launched. Read more about it.

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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