Long Walk Original Manuscript (Image #395) - Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
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Title: Long Walk Original Manuscript (Image #395)
Transcript: is what we fight for, an ideal for which many have died and for which many more are ready to give up their lives. The laternative is a South AFrica where millions of Africans in so called white areas will remain forever oppressed and exploited, outcasts and foreigners, in thier own fatherland and always seeking opportunities to settle scores with those who have turned them into inferiors in thier own country.
Those who crawl on their bellies and eulogise the Nats for giving them freedom on a platter, who see in the so called independent Bantustans, the chance to make quick riches for themselves and to exploit their fellow Africans as ruthlessly as the whites have done for the last 300 or more years naturally welcome separate development as a new paradise where they will swim in comfort and pleasure and enjoy a status and honour they have never imagined even in their dreams. As the year drew to a close it was clear that an even bigger conflict between us and the enemy was about to break out, and that the two principal issues passes and Bantu Authorities would fan the flames far and wide.
to be added in suitable place on Chapter 11:
After our legal firm closed down I tried to continue doing whatever little I could mafter returning from Pretoria and during recesses. Numerous colleagues readily made their offices, staff and phone
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