Having being raised by a white Jewish family with all the privileges one could get, at some point in her life, a moment of consciousness happened in Rosie Motene's life.
She penned this in a 10-year journey of self-discovery memoir titled: Reclaiming the Soil: A black girl's struggle to find her inner self.
My mother worked for my foster family; she was a domestic worker. My father was a petrol attendant at a BP garage at the time.— Rosie Motene, Pan-African Media Expert and Activist
The dynamics of growing up in two different worlds were very real. And the fact that this was in the apartheid era and everything white was right.— Rosie Motene, Pan-African Media Expert and Activist
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