AUTHOR: Njabulo S Ndebele
PUBLICATION: The Fourth IFACCA World Summit on Arts and Culture

DESCRIPTION: There is a story that gets repeated like an urban legend on some university campuses in South Africa. It is used to illustrate what happens when histories and cultures previously running parallel are suddenly compelled to come together. In this case, universities in South Africa that were designated for white people, came under pressure to change their predominantly white enrolments, began to admit more and more black students. I first heard such a story at the University of Cape Town It goes something like this:…

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