EDITORIAL | It’s hard to see past black and white in Brackenfell

Education departments need to investigate claims of racism at the school or tensions will continue to fray

09 November 2020 - 19:58

Everything that has happened at Brackenfell High School in Cape Town sits badly, from a segregated “private” matric dance to subsequent violent clashes. It looks bad because it is bad.

A white man, clad in black, takes his baseball bat and slams it into the back of an EFF-supporting black woman, not once, but twice, as someone in the background shouts “hardloop”...

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