Opinion

Time to retire that calling card of African self-hatred, 'sellout'

It's not only ignorance of our history that informs the slur. The problem is that if you don't value yourself, you do your utmost to devalue others

24 February 2019 - 00:03 By XOLELA MANGCU

The lumpen vulgarity that has taken over our political culture makes one yearn for the aristocratic gentility of the older generation of Albert Luthuli, Nelson Mandela, Lilian Ngoyi, Robert Sobukwe, Walter and Albertina Sisulu, Steve Biko and many others.

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