Do South Africans have a skewed idea of the injustice of apartheid?

South Africans who compare the injustice of the apartheid regime and the corruption of the current ANC government often raise questions regarding society's knowledge of the country's history.

702 and Cape Talk listeners spoke to Redi Tlhabi about their thoughts regarding their role in participating in the #ZumaMustFall march and what they hope for moving forward.

Listen to the conversation below:

I am not a racist, I have many black friends.

Rob, caller from Bronkhorstspruit

I'm a small-business owner in a white-dominated market. Majority of white people are not willing to come to the party so that we can build this country.

Lucky, caller from Soshanguve

...One of the things I reflected on was this was what it must've been like for black people during the apartheid years. This is what they had to resort to on an ongoing basis to try bring down an evil system.

Paul, caller from Houghton

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