Black Consciousness is an attitude of the mind and a way of life, the most positive call to emanate from the black world for a long time.
I think that most of us would prefer to be popular than unpopular.
It’s a blessing that South Africa has a man like Nelson Mandela.
Exclusion is never the way forward on our shared paths to freedom and justice.
We know that all interracial groups in South Africa are relationships in which whites are superior, blacks inferior. So as a prelude, whites must be made to realize that they are only human, not superior. Same with blacks. They must be made to realize that they are also human, not inferior.
If one is free at heart, no man-made chains can bind one to servitude, but if one’s mind is so manipulated and controlled by the oppressor, then there will be nothing the oppressed can do to scare his powerful masters.
Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that’s where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency.
Clearly you need a new team to go out to bat on your behalf; to fight for your rights and to report back to you personally and to the leadership of the IFP.
It is our moral obligation to give every child the very best education possible.
It becomes more necessary to see the truth as it is if you realize that the only vehicle for change are these people who have lost their personality.