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EXTRACT | Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh's 'The New Apartheid - apartheid didn't die, it was privatised'.

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The cover of 'The New Apartheid' (Supplied)
The cover of 'The New Apartheid' (Supplied)

While formal apartheid was abolished decades ago, stark and distressing similarities persist. In his latest book, 'New Apartheid', Dr Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh explores the edifice of systemic racial oppression that continues to thrive, despite or even because of our democratic system. He writes that that this new apartheid is a privatised, decentralised, self-replicating vestige of the apartheid state, and won't be dismantled unless we understand it. In the following extract, Mpofu-Walsh explores violent crime and why it happens.

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