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When people think of Mahatma Gandhi, many think of a man who pioneered non-violent social justice movements, with such leaders as Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr., citing him as inspiration for their own non-violent movements. What many fail to realize is that Gandhi was actually a racist who had a strong disdain for Black Africans, and those little known views are revealed in the new book “The South African Gandhi: Stretcher-Bearer of Empire” by Ashwin Desai and Goolem Vahed.

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