"Africa is, indeed, coming into fashion." - Horace Walpole (1774)


twenty years

And it still gets me every single time. Say what we might about the length of time it takes to recover from oppression, the ANC's mismanagement of critical issues, or the moral failings of President Zuma, that moment was one of the rare times in history that we see yes, that long arc of history does bend towards justice. Oh, yes it does.

David Smith has an excellent summary of all the issues surrounding today's anniversary.

(Photo: Alexander Joe, AFP/Getty)


Anonymous Sean said...

I did a quick take on it at my blog.


Thursday, February 11, 2010 11:35:00 AM

Blogger texasinafrica said...

Yes, saw it. Sorry for not linking; I pre-published this one ahead of time.

Friday, February 12, 2010 12:50:00 PM


Post a Comment

<< Home