Breaking a Rainbow, Building a Nation

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Breaking a Rainbow, Building a Nation covers the #FeesMustFall protests that took place in 2015–2016. Rekgotsofetse (Kgotsi) gives us a four-part retelling of what happened on the ground amongst the students, first at #RhodesMustFall, then moving to the university responses and management and what ultimately led to #FeesMustFall nationwide. Chikane looks at student politics now and how they are different from 1976, specifically the fact that the protests were being led by so-called coconuts, who are part of the black elite.

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Breaking a Rainbow, Building a Nation covers the #FeesMustFall protests that took place in 2015–2016. Rekgotsofetse (Kgotsi) gives us a four-part retelling of what happened on the ground amongst the students, first at #RhodesMustFall, then moving to the university responses and management and what ultimately led to #FeesMustFall nationwide. Chikane looks at student politics now and how they are different from 1976, specifically the fact that the protests were being led by so-called coconuts, who are part of the black elite.

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Author

Rekgotsofetse Chikane

Format

Trade paperback

No. of Pages

256

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