Can a concept as irrational as birthright hold the power and sway to define the lives of private citizens who can barely make ends meet?
Is it justifiable to use an individual’s private life to discredit or dismiss their professional achievements?
They were no longer suffering from the actual crisis, but from the aftermath of the crisis.
We may have respected the father, but those feelings do not automatically transfer to the son when the father is no longer there to run the show.
The conflict arises when we personally encounter the damage that racism causes and our own conscience rebels against us and asks us to do the opposite—stand up against racism.
How can a builder destroy two twin towers so callously?
We evacuate, not knowing what awaits. Is there a better life that exists for us beyond these borders?
We were no longer who we were before colonisation; and we could not go back there, no matter how hard we tried. We were different peoples now.
But how could they–the artists–actually see or speak the truth when so much of a politician’s life was a product of public persona?
What did you choose to do with these choices at those pivotal moments?