We were driving and my son pointed out a guy driving a very fancy sports car. He said "Daddy, that guy looks like Uncle Roy...i mean its not an old white guy" - he articulated what I had been struggling with, that even we though we have a great constitution in South Africa...the majority of our people from black or mixed heritage are still ignored and misrepresented here, our achievements, contested heritage, spaces and people are not recognised. #RepresentationMatters
I'm proud of my heritage because I am proud of my heritage because I have the mix of the peoples of South Africa coursing through my blood.
Biggest misconception people haveThat i am very strict and white
Why do you think Diversity matters?Diversity makes us stronger, but in a country where brown and black are still denied access and our old oppressors are still in denial as to their role in our oppression and continued oppression, this is a continuing struggle