The values of non-racism are embedded in the Constitution

2013-10-22 00:00

THE Constitution enshrines the values, rights and principles of the society we aspire to be, yet are still struggling to become. These values, including dignity, the achievement of equality, the advancement of human rights and freedom, non-racialism and non-sexism, have little value on paper unless given life by a society.

The issue of race lies at the heart of inequality and the divisions we are still facing after almost 20 years of democracy. However, in order for us to reap the fruits of a truly non-racial society, we must come to appreciate and truly subscribe to the constitutional values of, and rights to, dignity and equality — without preconditions or qualifications. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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