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South Africa Mulls Mixed Legacy of Cecil John Rhodes

Only a figure as intriguing as Cecil John Rhodes could still manage to stir controversy more than a century after his death. The British industrialist and colonialist is under fire in 2015 by young South Africans, who say his image is unfairly glorified and needs to be scrubbed from institutions like the venerable University of Cape Town. The nation's ruling party agrees, though for the moment Rhodes' legacy remains part of the educational landscape. Judging from his own words,...

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