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Most of the African African urban workers were now living-in conditions of intolerable poverty, poverty, while white prosperity 51 51 A Lifl1 Life for for Africa II African Youth League had been went up and up. The Afric:atl profes founded in 1943. their names amies Govan Mbeki, Anton Lembede, Walter Sisu]u,-·their stressing the African come later in this book, They were will book. cessities or in some capitalism 01" and industrial society, whether run by capitalism form by the State. They also began to value the deep lessons of their own history; history i Nelson NelsOn Mandela, the sophisticated sophisticated royal family and had a young lawyer, had come from.
Yet all this helped the Nationalist party in their electoral win, which was, all the same, attributed 7ran, aler, attributed by the 7'rausva[er, Verwoerd, to Divine Pro then under the editorship of Dr. l'd, Proover Afrikanerdom". vidence "which has always watched OVe! vidence "which Afl'ikl\m~l'dom··. This was of course COLlrse the God of the Old Testament, the less into line jealous jealous tribal God. l line with widl Afrikanerdom. Afrikanerdom.
As 01 us did about then. 'e important. Agaill. 1933, Dram student confetenccs B(waria and Brain went off to student conferences in Bavaria Switzerland. nt Switzerland. , development was yet tak of all. Yet there but it must have been in the minds and talk therc were other interests. rcsts. of Child Welfare work. That tied tiecl in with with the econCllnies economics of poverty. r Afrikaners a growing fascism, fascL~m, which put many of them into complete sympathy with the Nazis. is. This had its high spot in the centenary celebrations celebrations of the Great Trek.
A Life for Africa The Story of Bram Fischer by Naomi Mitchison