SOUTH AFRICA: White Man's God

The rock upon which the Boers founded their great Afrikaner culture was the Dutch Reformed Church, a puritanical institution as sternly fundamentalist as the Dutch settlers themselves. Last week apartheid (segregation;, a latter-day fanatic projection of Afrikaner culture, ran smack aground the rock of the Reformed Church.

In his effort to keep black and white strictly apart, tall, Dutch-born Minister of Native Affairs Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd recently got the Native Laws amended so that he now has control of practically every social contact between the races, even in white areas—schools, hospitals, clubs and churches. Stubbornly self-reliant Minister Verwoerd (pronounced Fairvoort)...

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