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Gandhi's statue in Ghana

 

Commentary, Sept 24, Ghanadot -  Gandhi is documented to have said some menial things about Africans. That said, it must also be made clear that the statue is not meant to commemorate the "racist" Gandhi, as some would prefer to think.


Rather, the monument is set up to commemorate the positive in Gandhi - for inspiring "non-violence" in fights for civil rights. 

 

Refusing that perspective, the protestors will have to reconsider that Gandhi was also human, just like any xenophobic African in South Africa or Ghana today.

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Gandhi's statue in Ghana

Commentary, Sept 24, Ghanadot -  Gandhi is documented to have said some menial things about Africans. That said, it must also be made clear that the statue is not meant to commemorate the "racist" Gandhi, as some would prefer to think.

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