Tag Archives: David James Smith

WHAT IS NELSON MANDELA’S LEGACY?

In paying tribute to Nelson Mandela the corporate media and Hollywood should not conceal his mistakes or glorify him as a flawless personality whose character is without blemish. His role in the liberation struggle should be acknowledged just like many

REJOINDER TO IDO LEKOTA’S ‘LARGER THAN LIFE’ CLAIMS

Ido Lekota’s article in Sowetan of 06 January headlined, “Larger than Life” refers. It is one thing to be lied to but quite another when one lies to him/herself. Lekota wrote about “the humility and selflessness carried in Nelson Mandela’s

THE FOUNDING FATHERS OF THE PAC GAVE US A VIBRANT ORGANISATION

The founding fathers of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) of Azania have bequeathed to us a vibrant organization which we are reducing to ruins through selfishness and factional battles. I have read David James Smith's book, Young Mandela and the book