The Missed Opportunities Caused by Racism

ESPNCricinfo has a fascinating article about Krom Hendricks, a southern African cricketer of color in the late nineteenth century, who was known for his terrifying pace as a bowler, and whose career was squashed by racist attitudes in South African and England. It would be only one of the hundreds of thousands of humiliations heaped on people of color in southern Africa over the next century.

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