We dare not go down the cul-de-sac that is the politics of race

15 November 2020 - 00:00 By Lindiwe Mazibuko

Watching the violence that greeted the antiracism protests outside Brackenfell High School in Cape Town this week was a particularly painful and unnerving experience; not unlike watching the pus from an open wound as it festered before our very eyes.

For those who still remember the state of emergency in the 1980s, the sight of a masked white man beating a black woman with a baseball bat could only have caused the blood to curdle...

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