RACISM

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Equality Court makes it clear: No racism is acceptable

Velaphi Khumalo asked South Africa to be cleansed of whites, like Hitler did to Jews

By Ciaran Ryan - 8 October 2018
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Concourt explains test for racism in the workplace

Employee who used the phrase “swart man” was rightly dismissed

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 22 May 2018
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Mitchells Plain and Siqalo residents hold crisis meeting

“If we start a racial war in this country, it is going to help no one.”

By Annie Cebulski - 3 May 2018
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White Parklands resident accused of shooting black man in race attack

Victim says he was told: “I don’t need k****rs in my street”

By Peter Luhanga - 16 January 2018
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Why more criminalising of hate speech is a bad idea

Criminalisation of hate speech in otherwise good draft bill provides a space for right-wing to rally around

By Sanja Bornman - 13 June 2017
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“K” word rant sparks protest

17-year-old learner has been suspended from school

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 9 June 2017
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Vigilante violence leaves Malawian family homeless

“The police do nothing so the people have decided to mobilise and handle the matter themselves”

By Ihsaan Haffejee - 13 February 2017
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De Lille’s promise to reverse apartheid design rings hollow

Government has failed to take opportunities to integrate Cape Town

By Daneel Knoetze - 19 January 2017
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Jews urged not to meet Tafelberg activists

Attending Ndifuna Ukwazi meeting may be detrimental to “community’s interests” say property developers

By Nathan Geffen - 18 January 2017
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Is it constitutional to make hate speech an offence?

An analysis of the Hate Crimes Bill

By Safura Abdool Karim - 17 January 2017
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Government finishes Sans Souci investigation

School principal Charmaine Murray retires

By Ashraf Hendricks - 10 January 2017
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Concourt takes firm stand against racism

Racism can no longer be glossed over, accommodated or excused

By Safura Abdool Karim - 14 November 2016
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Black hair hierarchy is a metaphor for life

It’s not just about hair - it’s about racism

By Anonymous - 2 September 2016
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Sans Souci schoolgirls protest against alleged racist school policies

They claim they are not allowed to speak isiXhosa during break

By Bernard Chiguvare and Diana Mellow - 1 September 2016
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Rhodes Must Fall Leader tells waiter: “We will give tip when you return the land”

Observatory worker reduced to tears

By GroundUp Staff - 29 April 2016