On 7 March 1908, Gandhi wrote about his prison experience: "We were marched off to a prison intended for Kaffirs. There, our garments were stamped with the letter 'N', which meant that we were being classed with the Natives.
On 1 June 1906, Gandhi wrote: "The Boer Government insulted the Indians by classing them with the Kaffirs." (Vol.
Even the children are taught to believe in that manner, with the result that the Indian is being dragged down to the position of a raw Kaffir." (Vol.
Let me vent about a white lady calling a black till lady at Pick n Pay "Kaffir
", in front of hundreds of people, but not even a single person did anything.
He describes the Queen as a leading kaffir
and blames her, as head of the Church of England, for converting Muslims to Christianity.
I see by the papers there is an idea on the part of the Labour Association at the Rand to issue a ration of kaffir beer to labourers as a preventative against scurvy.
The price of Kaffir Corn (sort of millet) has gone to double what it ought to be.
As Crais demonstrates, however, used sensitively, meticulously, and even humbly, postmodern techniques can provide important, original insights and reinterpretations of such well-treated texts as "Kaffir
wars," the Great Trek, or the Xhosa cattle-killing of the 1850s.