Canada and the cover of whiteness

From Africa is a Country Mon Feb 4 2013, 17:00:13

By Melissa Levin It was in Yeoville sometime in the 1990s that a 'spook' from South Africa's now ruling party, the ANC, with whom I was acquainted began asking me questions about my father.  My family had migrated to Canada, which he knew, and he was asking questions like, "when," and "was your dad ever [...]

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