LETTER: 'White lived experience' also needs to get past colour

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- businesslive.co.za | a week ago

Dr Lucas Ntyintyane’s recent letter revealed to me that I had misread the good doctor in the past (Why the DA will not win my vote, February 9).

I had always admired the way he appeared to have got past his “lived black experience”, as he calls it, and got on with life. Coming from a “white lived experience”, having cast my first vote for the Progressive Party in 1959, I always wanted my country to get past colour, as I saw the goal of Desmond Tutu’s Rainbow Nation to be.

That was my ideal, but it was not to be.

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