South Africa Life Behind the Walls

A sense of unease grows among whites as blacks turn more militant

In her address to the graduating class of the University of Cape Town last week, Helen Suzman, the best-known opposition member of the South African Parliament, delivered a stinging rebuke to the Afrikaner-dominated government. Not only was South Africa divided into white and black worlds, she declared, but "in the vast majority of cases, the white citizens have never set foot in the world of the blacks. They have never been in a township, know nothing about the miserable conditions endured by people compelled to live in those areas. But most of all, they know nothing of the seething anger that...

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