‘Be honest, would you miss us whites?’

2014-07-11 13:44

Conversations about race often take place in “politically correct” terms and hushed tones.

Enter Twitter. Daily Maverick writer Rebecca Davis has set the cat among the pigeons on the social networking site, asking: “If the EFF came to power and forced white people to leave South Africa, would the rest of you guys miss us at all? Be honest.”

What followed was an often tongue-in-cheek conversation about gripes, stereotypes and idiosyncrasies.

Below is a selection of tweets from the conversation.

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