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2013-12-18 10:00

SA still has some way to go to defeat the demon of racism

It was the year 2000 and Steinem was in town to attend a conference that dealt with race relations in Brazil, South Africa and the US. It was a preparatory meeting for the UN Conference on Racism held in Durban in 2001 and, as it turned out, a much better opportunity for real debate. The Durban conference was too political to deliver anything really meaningful. The warm-up meeting in Cape Town was much better. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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