White Racism Still Exists In South Africa

Three Pretoria High Court judges expressed their shock at the Hoerskol Emelo and its governing board for displaying insensitivity to students who did not wish to be taught by teachers using the language of Afrkaans. Last year the judges rejected the application of the school to set aside a government action which empowered it rather than school authorities in deciding the language of instruction. The school insisted it lacked classroom space to accomodate a wide range of students even though its enrolmment is at the lowest rate in the school’s history. The court insisted children have a right to attend schools in their community which have space available and the Hoeerskol Emelo definitely has space.

The majority of people in South Africa have adjusted to life in a society in which they are now a minority. But, there are those who still seek to create white enclaves that keep out the undesirable black skinned students. Both white and black skinned children will benefit from attending the same school, one in which the language of instruction is in English.

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  • D

    I see the dumb american is still alive and well, why dont you deal with your own racism and leave us in SA alone.
    We mdont need you

  • D

    I see the dumb american is still alive and well, why dont you deal with your own racism and leave us in SA alone.
    We dont need you

  • BobM

    I am shocked at the poor reporting in this article. You have turned a language and cultural difference into racial problem. Its people like you that perpetuate the issue. When you point a finger, four more point back at you. Just look at the African-American “ghettos” popping up around the USA. The US are the most racist nation I know of in this world today.

  • http://www.theimpudentobserver.com Fred Stopsky

    I have never hestiated to deal with American racism. I have taught in black ghettoes and am very familiar with bigotry and prejudice. Your problem is not grasping how what you term “language and cultural differences” is merely a subtle way of masking your own bigotry. I welcome anyone who wishes to attack American racism since I constantly do so. By the way, we have been dealing with racism, not as successfully as I wish, but if you had a minute grasp of American history, you might know what has transpired over the past fifty years.

  • http://www.globalbuzz.net GlobalBuzz

    Racism is not a one way street and too often the school yard bully looks to kick the little ones telling them of their mistakes, this rubs off on the bully’s supporters without anyone taking notice of their own backyard.

  • daniel

    an afrikaaner will always be the same…he will not mix with a black and that’s that…so get ready to pay in hell all the racist boer’s out there..ZUMA is here to take you guys down…sorry…but you asked for it….

  • daniel

    viva ANC..viva! viva Jacob Zuma..viva!

  • jeb

    Listen Just as the white settlers of america domesticated the tainted culture of the negroids they inherited from portuguese slave traders the white south africans must use there superior dominent culture to rid the world of not the black race but there primal culture! Then no rape no death no job loss NO niggers! only culturely white peoples of the globe!

  • عمر عثمان

    Just make sure it is not the white trash culture!