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Robert F. Kennedy University of Cape Town, South Africa "Day of Affirmation" Speech June 6th, 1966

We must recognize the full human equality of all of our people before God, before the law, and in the councils of government. We must do this, not because it is economically advantageous, although it is; not because of the laws of God command it, although they do; not because people in other lands wish it so. We must do it for the single and fundamental reason that it is the right thing to do.

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