Dreams Betrayal and Hope

Rebecca Davis reviews Mamphela Ramphele’s Dreams, Betrayal and Hope

Mamphela Ramphele’s latest book is called Dreams, Betrayal and Hope. If the order of the “hope” and “betrayal” were swapped, it might be an apt description of the journey of many Agang voters.

‘The impact of Black Consciousness needs to be harnessed again’ – excerpt from Mamphela Ramphele’s Dreams, Betrayal and Hope

In Dreams, Betrayal and Hope, a searing critique of what’s gone wrong in the public and private sectors, Mamphela Ramphele turns to the tenets of black consciousness and argues for an ‘emotional settlement’ to heal the trauma of colonialism and apartheid that still ravages both black and white communities.