More division among South Africans amid Penny Sparrow racist comments

South Africans have reacted with outrage following the racist comments made by real estate agent, Penny Sparrow, who referred to black people as 'monkeys'.

702 and Cape Talk listeners shared their thoughts regarding the racist comments.

Listen to the conversation below:

We're supposed to be one. We always talk about the rainbow nation and it's important that we stand together and condemn this.

Moses, caller from Northcliff

I'm a white South African man. I've got nothing to say except sorry, sorry, sorry to my black fellow citizens.

Claudia, caller from Somerset West

The reason apartheid lasted so long is that there's a tacit complicity that the white population in this country have towards racism. Where are the stickers? Where are the campaigns? Where are the budgets from companies to end it?

Rutendo, caller from Montgomery Park

Do you know how many white people are sitting out there without jobs? How many white people are sitting out there without food? Let's reverse the roles now.

Cher, caller from Germiston

It's either you're going to prison or you leave the country, finish and klaar. We've done eonough begging, black people are always passing the olive branch.

Mirwa, caller from Kensington

This article first appeared on 702 : More division among South Africans amid Penny Sparrow racist comments


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