CENTRAL AFRICA: The Capricorn Idea

While Africa strained under the growing pressure of racial tension, a strange and polychromic group of idealists, white, black and brown, gathered last week on the southern shore of Nyasaland's windy and beautiful Lake Nyasa. From every corner of east and central Africa, by every means of transportation, they traveled to a wooded rise perched above the surf-tossed shores where lions and gazelles had roamed only a few weeks before. With them they brought an idea that they hope will change all Africa into a land without racial barriers or bitterness.

The site of the Capricorn Africa Society's first convention was...

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