Letters, Dec. 12, 1977

A Tribe at Bay

To the Editors:

Asking the republic of South Africa to abandon apartheid [Nov. 21] is exactly like asking Holland to blow up its dikes.

James Thompson Minneapolis

You say, "Black Africa is determined that majority rule must come to the country." Since when has majority rule been an African concern? Black Africa is half a continent of military juntas, lifetime presidents and coconut kingdoms.

No, what the blacks want for Pretoria is not majority rule, but black rule. They're not against dictatorship; they just want to get in on it.

Robert Mounts Rochester, Mich.

In the campaign against South Africa and her...

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