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Social cohesion on the rise in SA, despite racist incidents

Race relations in South Africa are improving, despite the recent spate of racial micro-aggression highlighted on social media.

The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) found that the racist incidents presented in the media do not reflect the realities of South Africans.

We're seeing more incidents of racism becoming very public, but, by and large, race relations are improving a lot.

Gabrieilla Mackay, IRR researcher

IRR researcher Gabrieilla Mackay agrees with Gauteng premier David Makhura on reports showing that social cohesion is on the rise in the country.

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