Racist incidents spark soul-searching among South Africans

2008-03-08 00:00

The wave of racist incidents across the country has led to many asking: what can we — you and I, the community and institutions that serve the community.

But the most explosive incident of racial tension has been the release of a video in which University of the Free State (UFS) students are seen “initiating” black cleaners. Included in the “rites” was that the cleaners had to consume a brew in which one of the students had apparently urinated.

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