Along with Steve Biko, The Arch helped open my eyes to what was really going on in this country back in the day. (I am a white woman aged 49).When he asked for sanctions I thought he was crazy, knowing how it would adversely affect the black people of this country. Then, while visiting a friend in Kwa Mashu, I realised that it could not get much worse for non-whites and I realised that The Arch was right. I will always feel uncomfortable when I remember how I once disliked him so much.
He is one of my hero's to this day and when he speaks, I listen. happy birthday to you, our beloved Arch. Keep smiling and working for peace, honesty and compassion. You are much loved and respected. Viva The Arch Viva
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