Truth Commission: Students

In part four of her series on South Africa's Truth Commission, NPR's Charlayne Hunter-Gault meets with a group of white and black college students in the town of Potchefstroom to hear their feelings about the Commission's work. In the rare encounter, an Afrikaner student talks about the resentment of his generation at being blamed for the sins of apartheid. Black students focus on the need to change entrenched racist attitudes among whites; one says the country will not achieve reconciliation until it ends the economic inequality between blacks and whites.

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