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South Africa, Immigration and Politics in the COVID-19 Pandemic

South Africa, Immigration and Politics in the COVID-19 Pandemic
October 8, 2020 michellebeeslaar
What does #PutSouthAfricansFirst really mean? A history professor at Harvard University for over 50 years, Oscar Handlin, wrote ‘Once I thought to write a history of the immigrants in America. Then I discovered that the immigrants were American history’. In the wake of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating economic effects reminiscent of the…