White youth shouldn’t feel excluded – ANC

2013-06-05 08:53

ANC MP Judy Tshabalala has expressed concern about white youth feeling excluded from Youth Day celebrations.

Tshabalala was participating in the annual parliamentary debate on Youth Day, which will be celebrated on June 16 nationwide, Beeld reported today.

According to Tshabalala, there was growing evidence that white youth felt excluded.

“We ask for the white youth’s inclusion in all patriotic and activist youth events.

“We did not save the youth from the shackles of apartheid only to allow ourselves to be fenced off in groups,” said Tshabalala, according to quotes in the Afrikaans daily.

“We are diverse, but we are all Africans, and we need to destroy the idea that we have different statuses.”

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