White man, you are on your own.

Facing the anger | Worth a read: opinion piece by Fred Khumalo


“There are South Africans, black and white, doing things for the betterment of society. They are not looking over their shoulders to see if their deeds are being noticed and appreciated. They just get on with it, as should you.”

“This is a country in pain, and we know why. Even author Alan Paton could see it coming, as he warned in Cry, The Beloved Country, through the words of his character Reverend Msimangu: ‘I have one great fear in my heart, that one day when they are turned to loving, they will find that we are turned to hating.’

“Paton was telling his white contemporaries to do something and stop burying their heads in the sand – much as I am asking you, Steven and company, to do something rather than spew such self-serving nonsense as: “Are we still welcome here?”

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