OP-ED: Reflections of a Wayward Boy: Hairybacks, ‘soutpiele’ and an accidental member of the ANC

My life changed during that single day in early 1961 when I returned to the Germiston Advocate newsroom after attending a Group Areas Board hearing, making my first visit to a township where I met and interviewed people who were about to be evicted from their homes by racist bureaucracy. But it was only with hindsight that I realised how much it changed me....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Sunday, 12 July