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ANALYSIS

Parents’ dislike of black teachers is a disgrace. Minds need to open, now

07 March 2019 - 06:11 By Jonathan Jansen and jonathan jansen
There is an irrational fear of black teachers by some parents, says Prof Jonathan Jansen.
There is an irrational fear of black teachers by some parents, says Prof Jonathan Jansen.
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It is an injustice that so few of the former white schools of SA have black African teachers, and that criticism applies in equal measure to the former Indian and coloured schools.

There is an irrational fear of black teachers, but there is one good example, to be found in Cape Town, that these schools should follow.

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