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  • Sunderland ’til I die,’ an epiphany of hope

    Sunderland ’til I die,’ an epiphany of hope

    The against-all-odds Rugby World Cup win helped a joyous South Africa smother post-apartheid anger, helped the simmering racial cauldron of black, white and brown people forge into the Rainbow Nation. William Henley wrote the ‘Invictus’ poem in 1875 and four years later the Sunderland football club was formed in 1879, the year Albert Einstein was born.

    June 24, 2020