By Shelagh Gastrow, Outgoing Executive Director of Inyathelo
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Recently Thando Mgqolozana created a furore at the Franschoek Literary Festival, when he claimed that his presence in a nearly all-white event led him, as a black participant to feel like an “anthropological subject”. These are complex issues. So what underlies Mgqolozana’s cry?