By: Sivuyile S. Sesi
The coloured people have positioned themselves very well. As long as coloureds only care about jobs as means for a nice life and nice time the route to land ownership issues still depends on them. That should be clear for all Africans, white people already understand that and there is business and community between the two groups keeping mutual harmony.
It’s about, of all people I rather give it to coloureds. I can say Mandela as an individual is a coloured group and for them to benefit. They got too much given to them but others holding back in receiving in abundance. Poor or rich their social psychology is largely activate and ready for the realities of today. They in good thinking of what is happening and information carried and available to them to such an extent wasting their hard work and what so far it means for them its easy and fun. As long as South Africa grow, considerably it falls on them.
Formation like Bruin Bemagtiging Beweging (Brown Empowerment Movement), created by former Western Cape premier Peter Marais’ just indicate the awareness of how far they have gone till the present which next year will be 20 years in democracy.
They are hard workers and their mind is clear on what ever they turn to do. At our black township school they are better educators especially in mathematics, science and accounting. Black working class, large groups as teachers, social workers, librarians and nurses from the townships for better education they send their children to former coloureds only schools, some to former white or model C schools. They are benefiting from it, otherwise the growth of black middle class or people ready for tertiary and job market would be even smaller and poorer.
Largely their identity makes the beloved Mandela. They so rich they don't even know what to do with the wealth coming to them. They entertain great sense of inentitlement. They so free they flaunting it.
Other individuals and communities in trying to allow themselves have easy to improve lives, can learn a lot from the coloured people. They have come too far.
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