In January 1990, Nelson Mandela wrote: “The nationalization of the mines, banks, and monopoly industries is the policy of the ANC, and a change or modification of our views in this regard is inconceivable. Black economic empowerment is a goal we fully support and encourage, but in our situation state control of certain sectors of the economy is unavoidable.”
There is no doubt that Nelson Mandela was an Honorable man. However, the Mandela that spent 27 years in South Africa’s prison under harsh, oppressive, and inhumane circumstances was not the same Mandela that walked out. He gave of himself in ways we will never really know; on the other hand, we do know that he gave his life expanding the quality of Black civilization..
The world will continue to honor this giant of a man; however, the Melaninated disenfranchised original inhabitants of South Africa must examine the Economical way forward for the majority Black Population. I am referring to the earliest known natives that inhabited this land before the arrival of European settler colonists.
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