The issue of racism in South Africa remains problematic, particularly for black South Africans who are often offended and violated through various forms of hate speech.
702 and Cape Talk's Koketso Sachane speaks to Julia Williand from This Dialogue Thing, about the work of encouraging South Africans to engage in dialogue on race relations.
Listen to the interview below:
It cannot be expected from black people to keep explaining white privilege and racism to white people. It is white people's responsibility largely to do that amongst ourselves.— Julia Williand, founder of This Dialogue Thing
It sounds crazy but if you've grown up in a white context then that's all normal to you.— Julia Williand, founder of This Dialogue Thing
There's a narrative that you're taught, there's a justification that white people find of having lived under apartheid.— Julia Williand, founder of This Dialogue Thing
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