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South Africa: Black South Africa do read

Being told that Black South Africans dont read set Lavina Live on a search through South Africa's rich literary history. …”This post is a tribute to the great South African writers of my generation, and generations past, black, white and all in between. This is also a wake-up call to people who come from western countries, judge us by their standards but don't do the research to back up their views of us as some economic, cultural and political backwater.”

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