Racial harmony? Not yet, but SAfrica makes strides

“World Cup fever, and the racial harmony it has inspired in her country, is something Caroline Motholo has experienced only from afar. On the periphery of her more-than-full life – she runs a day-care center catering mostly to orphans whose parents have died of AIDS – she has seen the images: white and black South Africans side by side in the stadiums and fan parks, cheering together for their national team before its ouster, sharing pride that their once-shunned homeland is host for such a grand event.” (SI)

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