Skip to comments.South Africa atwitter over racism-twinged tweets by a pair of models
Posted on 05/07/2012 7:46:57 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Two young models -- one white, the other black -- from a generation too young to have personal memories of apartheid, have exposed South Africas racist underbelly in recent days with a series of angry tweets.
The seemingly casual racist remarks by the models suggest that some members of South Africas born free generation, who entered the world after the end of apartheid, nonetheless may sport toxic attitudes.
On May 3, Jessica Leandra Dos Santos, a 20-year-old blond model who says her days revolve around being kind, sent a tweet that was anything but.
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8 million South African blacks, 13 million South African whites. Should be interesting. I wonder if the blacks ever heard of Rourkes Drift.
“Keifer’’ It’s a Dutch/white South African word that can be translated as the n-word.
Is that a spelling variant in the Sutherland region of Africa?
That works out to 40 million Blacks vs 4.5 million Whites.
I don't think it would be interesting at all.
Guess my source was wrong. Can’t swear to the name but it stated South Africa’s population was 8 million blacks, 13 million whites. Probably was the NYT back in the ‘80s as I think of it. Thanks for the info.
Kafir, it is an Arabic slur against the children of Ham, amongst other things.
What's most surprising is that there's still that many Whites in South Africa nearly 20 years after the end of Apartheid.
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