There is no point going to war for a multi-racial society
A READER writes on race and culture:
I worked with some of the colossus involved in the front-line of the fight against apartheid. There, at the feet of the mighty, I learned one thing which I meant to pass on. It is this.
There is no point going to war for a multi-racial society.
The only worthwhile achievement is a non-racial one.
During my – for want of a proper description – let’s call it a career, I worked in some very dangerous to be spots and when there were doubts about a reporter’s phrasing I always tried to measure it by the the cardinal rule used by Nato. There it was considered fair to call a colleague a bastard. Just don’t call them a white/black Brit/French or Canadian one.
Exactly. It’s not being French that makes him a bastard. He just is…