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The latest tweets from mark mathabane (@markmathabane) best-selling author i wondered whether life -black life- was really worth livingbut what other life. South african-born mark matha bane, author of kaffir boy in america, compares two forms of apartheid -- here and there. Mark mathabane, who as a child bore an afrikaans first name, johannes, was born in 1960, the year of that sad watershed in modern south.
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