1961 witnessed the formation of Umkhonto we Sizwe (Spear of the Nation), the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC). For the Afrikaners, the same day and month was called Day of the Vow, a celebration of their victory over the mighty Zulus at the Battle of Blood River in 1838. Such polar opposite events would’ve done nothing for peace in South Africa so joining them into one Day of Reconciliation was a cool idea… and us English folk went along with it because we like public holidays:) This is what Nelson Mandela had to say back in 1995, … ‘Click here to read full article…’
A powerful message we could use in these intolerant times. It’s amazing how much is said with so few words. You’ll be like me and email this to everyone you know – wow!'Click here to read full article...'