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Xolela Mangcu, PhD
Professor of Sociology and History, The George Washington University
Author of Biko: A Life

A day does not go by without me thinking about how much Northern democracy can learn from the insights of Southern African countries, whether we are talking about the existential crise​s of racism, xenophobia, Covid-19, climate change, gun violence.  Therein lies the global promise of public work, rediscovering our humanity against all the hate and violence that threaten to engulf all of us.

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