Liberal Party

The Liberal Party was founded in 1953 on the tenet that “non-racialism is the only sure foundation for a multi-racial society of such complexity” as South Africa. It sought the non-racial extension of “full political, social, and individual rights to …

Edgar Brookes

Edgar Harry Brookes (1897–1979) was a Liberal Party senator in Parliament for 15 years, representing the blacks of Zululand (Brookes 1956, 190) between 1937 and 1952. He was national chairman of the Liberal Party between 1963 and 1968 (Webb 1979, …