Emily Hobhouse died alone. There were no clergymen or mourners at her cremation. An unsung heroine in her own country. Her ashes were shipped to South Africa.
Many years ago, in the early 1900's, Emily Hobhouse wrote: “Personally I believe that segregation of any of either race or colour or class is the wrong policy and one which can only lead to discontent and ultimate disaster.” If only someone, then, had the vision and foresight to have listened.
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