Looking back at 20 years of the HRD: The threat of a “racist hate-fest”

Photo - Cedric Nunn, THEN: Funeral of two youths abducted and killed during political violence in KwaZulu-Natal, Mphophomenu, Howick, 1987.

The struggle against racism is not one for amateurs or political grandstanders. It requires bold leadership that is willing to break with the past, leaders with the appropriate insight and language; with skills which are geared towards an understanding of the deep complexity of racism, its origins, its guises, its consequences. And importantly, the struggle against racism demands leaders with the capacity to respond to and manage the potentially destructive manifestations of racism, discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance.

Read the full article by Andrea Durbach here.