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JP Louw

This year on the 20th of June, just after the eight thirty morning news, SAfm took a comment from a caller. It was June, youth month, so understandably the guests in studio were an inspiring team of young people unravelling burdensome truths about being a black South African youth.

What became clear is the known fact that to be black in South Africa is not child’s play. It’s rough! Now just imagine what it means to be black, a woman and a youth in what is unquestionably a patriarchal society.

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