Melanie Verwoerd
Sale 3dckf wgyqie August Deals Nike Air Max 2016 Womens,

Womens Boots UGG Classic Short Leather Peacoat

2018-05-30 07:47

Sale c8738 y4x6qh August Deals Nike Air Max 90 Womens,Authentic 3g6gx dud27d August Deals Nike Air Presto WomensSale i2cmi s3vype August Deals Nike Air Max 90 Womens Leopard Print, Sale ng79s 7972x2 August Deals Nike Air Max 1 Womens,Sale vt5yg 23q8hm Cheap Nike Air Max 90 Womens Flower Shoes,

Adidas Pure Boost X Womens Black/Shock Green Running Shoes V26180

If someone experiences an action or utterance as racist does it necessarily make it racist, or does the intention of the "perpetrator" make a difference in how harshly someone should be judged for their words or actions? 

UK 4kkpz pmw7tw August Deals Nike Air Max Thea Womens,Wholesale UK Nike Releases Dates Air Jordan V 5 Retro Oreo Mens Shoes 1cgxL6FjUK e5upv rtnzx3 August Deals Nike Air Max 90 Mens Blue,,UK p4t3x tt85b4 August Deals Nike Air Max 90 Womens,UK wbw2c 2h6w2a August Deals Nike Blazer Low Mens,.Authentic 59k58 c95g5n August Deals Nike Air Max Thea WomensAuthentic 200637 Nike Dunk Low Kid Shoes,.

These questions have arisen with a renewed sense of urgency for me during the debate that erupted after Ashwin Willemse walked off the set of SuperSport recently.

Although I don't want to debate the specifics around this case, it did raise fundamental questions about experience as well as the role of intention for me.

Authentic 179352 Adidas Originals Men White Shoes,Authentic 5bt2z 6ic2np August Deals Nike Air Max 90 WomensDiscount 167372 Adidas Springblade Razor Men Camouflage Orange Black Silver Shoes,,Cheap 185792 Air Jordan 11 Men Blue White Black Shoes,Comfortable 166118 Air Jordan 12 Retro Men Black Red Gamma Blue Shoes,.Authentic 3t63i iszq33 August Deals Nike Blazer Low MensCheap 149340 Air Jordan Retro Men Grey Grey White Grey Shoes,.

In certain cases of crude racism, such as the use of the k-word or explicit racial or sexual stereotyping, there can be no debate. It is racist or sexist no matter what the perpetrator claims to have been the intention or circumstances. Thus, the courts could rule on Penny Sparrow's tweets and Vicky Momberg's outbursts.

Although there are undoubtedly many people who are still guilty of these overt incidences of racism, I believe it is the less crude forms of prejudice, which are so prevalent in our society, that often cause the biggest damage. It is in the tone of voice, the patronising smile, the body language, institutional cultures and systems. Yet, despite or perhaps because of its insidious nature, it is often tolerated until some trigger causes a dramatic reaction.

Comfortable 200087 Asics Gel Kinsei 4 Men Blue Orange Fluorescent Green Shoes,Authentic 3ym4d cabne7 August Deals Nike Air Max 2016 WomensShopping 159388 Asics Gelhyper33 Men Black Yellow Shoes,,Comfortable 185300 New Balance Classics M574 Men Black Grey White Shoes,Shopping 204447 New Balance M890V4 Men Blue Green Shoes,Authentic 5putc enxsr5 August Deals Nike Air Max 90 Womens GreyBuy 180337 Nike Air Classic BW Si Men Black Yellow Shoes,.

As a white person, I have only on the very rare occasion experienced racism – and it was horrible. But as a woman, I deal with sexism on an almost daily basis. (I immediately want to acknowledge that I am conscious that I am at the tip of the pyramid of injustice. As a woman I experience sexism, but because of my race, class and sexual orientation I will always experience far less discrimination than, for example, a black, gay or poor woman.)

Nike Air Max 1 Ultra Womens Dark Purple Dust/Ocean Fog/Blue/Crimson/White Running Shoes V51557

Discount 190106 Nike Air Flightposite 1 Men Black Shoes,Authentic 46qcr am3g2g Cheap Adidas Superstar Womens ShoesComfortable 156850 Nike Air Force 1 Men White Blue Red Shoes,,Cheap 164314 Nike Air Force 1 Men Shoes,Shopping 172383 Nike Air Max Men Black Shoes,Authentic 5m92s uwqxtc August Deals Nike Air Max 1 MensAuthentic 207037 Nike Air Max Men White Pink Shoes,.

Although I experience crude sexism far less these days (perhaps men are a bit more careful around me), I can think of at least three instances in the last four days where I was patronised by men. I'm sure that all these men would argue that they did not intend to patronise me. Yet, it was without doubt patronising. How can I be so sure? Because, you know it when you feel it.

That is, for me, the key and part of the answer to my original question. If it is experienced as racist or sexist it almost certainly is. You know it when you feel it.

Of course, given upbringing and conditioning linked to our political history, it is also true that people honestly do not always understand that or why something they say or do is racist. Thus, they are honest in their defence of "I did not intend to be racist". However, that can too easily become a blanket excuse. "I did not mean to kill that person" could still result in a manslaughter conviction in court. Equally, "I did not intend to patronise or racially abuse you" can never alleviate the burden of injury or need for restitution.

Shopping 157828 Nike Air Max Men Gray Blue Shoes,Authentic 56gxh 3uhwgu August Deals ZX Flux MensComfortable 160883 Nike Air Max 90 Men Black Green Shoes,,Discount 152994 Nike Air Max 90 Men Black Brown Shoes,Comfortable 148034 Nike Air Max 90 Men Blue Orange Shoes,.Authentic 6cfs7 guaafa August Deals Ultra Boost MensComfortable 147147 Nike Air Max 90 Vt Men Blue White Shoes,.

So what does restitution involve? On the most basic level it requires the willingness to listen and hear the "other" (both individually and collectively) when they express their pain, hurt and anger. There must be a willingness to accept the point of view of the person/s who have been offended, no matter what the intention was. So, not to say: "I did not intend it that way" or "don't play the race card" as I so often hear people say. The listening should be followed by a sincere apology and measures or actions to fix the problem.

Importantly, we should remember that institutional and systemic racism and sexism are even more insidious and thus more difficult to pin down. However, they exist – big time. Those who feel them, know it. As with individual cases, systemic and institutional apologies as well as restitution are extremely important (think: land debate at the moment).

Of course, it does require that someone has to express the hurt or offence that was felt. Often that does not happen and when it finally does people are surprised and shocked.

Comfortable 152988 Nike Air Max Ltd Men Black Shoes,Authentic c8mga yb8kki Cheap Nike Air Max 90 Womens ShoesAuthentic 234221 Nike Air Max Press Men White Black Shoes,,Cheap 184281 Nike Blazer High Men Beige White Blue Shoes,,Comfortable 233255 Nike Classic Cortez Nylon Men Red Black Shoes,Authentic b9d3w haxx6h August Deals Nike Air Max Thea WomensComfortable 202928 Nike Dunk High Men Shoes,.

I have to confess with all three cases of feeling and being(!) patronised I did not say or do anything. There are many reasons for it. I did not want to make a scene, I did not think it would change that person and sometimes I am just tired of fighting a bunch of sexists.

My guess is that many people who experience racism would give similar reasons for not always reacting.

But, I also know that even though I often don't react to sexist behaviour, every incident finds a home in my body and mind where it quietly waits till the one day when I have just had enough. Enough of being patronised through words, body language and actions. Enough of a system that assumes that I am inferior, must earn less and behave in a certain way purely because I am a woman. 

Buy 198430 Nike Dunk High Men White Black Shoes,Authentic 76y99 shdc2f August Deals Yeezy 350 Boost WomensInexpensive 225066 Nike Dunk Low Men Red Black White Blue Shoes,,Cheap 210270 Nike Free 3.0 V4 Men Orange Gray Shoes,.Cheap 160803 Nike Free 4.0 V2 Men Royal Blue Red White Shoes,Authentic ff2mf rzucws August Deals Nike Air Max 90 Essential MensInexpensive 169497 Nike Free Run 2 Men Gray Jade Shoes,.

As many men would be able to testify, once I reached that point of "enoughness" I certainly did not just politely walk off "set".

And so, when someone says, "I feel patronised" or "that is racist" we need to understand that it is always just the tip of the iceberg and all of us (individually and collectively) need to react in a manner that shows some humility and acceptance of our prejudices – intended or not.

Nike Classic Cortez Womens White/Black/White Running Shoes V89106

Cheap 220140 Nike Free Run 3 Men Royal Blue White Shoes,Authentic dxx7e pm5gfw August Deals Nike Air Max 90 WomensCheap 226849 Nike Lebron 8 Men White Green Red Shoes,,Shopping 149263 Nike Lunarglide Men Grey Green White Shoes,Authentic 227751 Nike Max Lebron VIii Men White Shoes,.Authentic f3655 yhniyq August Deals Nike Air Max 90 Womens GreyInexpensive 201439 Nike Roshe Run Men Yellow Electric Yellow White Shoes,.

Read more on:    prejudice  |  racism
Comfortable 205087 Nike Roshe Run Men White Grey Shoes,

Local government is in crisis. How it can be fixed

2018-05-30 09:14
Authentic 153676 Nike Shox O Nine Men White Shoes,

Local government is in crisis. How it can be fixed

2018-05-30 09:14


Buy 216134 Nike Shox Qualify Men Black Pink Shoes,Authentic mhyff gucg9b August Deals Ultra Boost MensCheap 239909 Nike Shox Rivalry Men Silver Silver Shoes,,Comfortable 228399 Nike Shox Rivalry Men Black Pink Shoes,Buy 151101 Nike Zoom Kobe V Men White Dark Blue Shoes,.Authentic meq68 gx6kkg August Deals Nike Air Max 90 WomensComfortable 231515 Nike Zoom Kobe VIi Men Black Metallic Gold Shoes,.

publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comfortable 210263 Puma Speed Super Lite Men Black Red Shoes,Authentic km4ym avm8tg August Deals Nike Blazer Low WomensShopping 223198 Air Jordan 1 Retro Unisex Black Soft White Shoes,Buy 184477 Nike Roshe Run Unisex Light Gray Blue Shoes,Comfortable 219088 Air Jordan 6 Retro Women White Black Shoes,Authentic piabg rcbkt9 Cheap Nike Air Max 90 Womens Black ShoesAuthentic 146756 New Balance Classics Wl574 Women Shoes,

Comment on this story
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Inside News24


Welcome to News24

Get Published!
Discount 197228 Nike Free Run 3 Women Royal Blue White Shoes,
Christian Louboutin Sale Men Coupon_421,
Traffic Alerts

Jimmy Choo Bridal Women Coupon_755,

Jobs in Western Cape region

Financial Advisor

Western Cape
Lyon Capital

Fieldwork Administrator - Wellington WC

Jimmy Choo Pumps Women Coupon_822,
Jimmy Choo Wedges Women Coupon_971,
New Balance 574 Men Coupon_1127,

Cellular Sales: Store Manager

New Balance 574 Men Coupon_1284,
New Balance 410 Women Coupon_1417,
New Balance 998 Women Coupon_1543,

Nike Derrick Rose Men Coupon_1648,

Jordan Horizon Low Men's Shoe 845098-306,


Apartments / Flats Men's Basketball Shoe Nike Air Max Audacity 2016 843884-005,

Men's Lacrosse Cleat Nike Lunar Control 4 College 807142-411,

APARTMENTS / FLATS FOR SALE IN Gordons Bay, Gordons Bay Central

Apartments / Flats Men's Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Unisex Shoe 631303-101,

Men's Running Shoe Nike Air Zoom Elite 8 748588-700,

HOUSES FOR SALE IN Touws River, Schoemansville

Houses Men's Shoe Air Jordan 12 Retro 130690-600,

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
Adidas Messi 15.1 Fg Boys Preschool Black/Solar Green/Solar Red Soccer Shoes V27576,
Nike Air Max 2016 Boys Grade School Wolf Grey/University Red/Black Running Shoes V99113,


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

Adidas D Rose 773 Iii Mens Black/White Basketball Shoes V31043,Authentic tzxtd 2bhug3 August Deals Superstar Womens BlackAdidas Supernova Glide 5 Mens Black/Neo Iron Metallic/Infrared Running Shoes V22757,,Nike Air Max Turbulence Ls Mens Black/White Running Shoes V31412,Nike Flyknit Lunar 3 Mens Photo Blue/Concord/White/Black Running Shoes V68158,.Authentic y2q4u t73565 August Deals Superstar WomensNike Zoom Elite 8 Mens Blue Lagoon/Copa/Game Royal/Black Running Shoes V39802,.

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.

  • Wholesale UK Nike Free 5.0 V3 Womens Running Shoes Cheap Ih9j66TR
  • Jordan Shoes Men Navy/White/ Blue Model:842
  • Dc Shoes / Trase Slip-On Men's Shoes / Black/White
  • Men's NikeCourt 9" Plaid - Tennis Shorts OS638908p
  • Clothing - Nike Air Jogger - Men's - Obsidian 0QH4887 - Casual
  • Converse Kids Chuck Taylor All Star White
  • Nike Air Jordan 4 Red Black Grey Shoes
  • Asics Running Red Black Womens Shoes
  • Mens Nike Zoom Kd V Elite Series Image Grey Basketball Shoe Stockists
  • Womens Dunlop 1555 Green Flash Lace Up Trainers Shoes Plimsolls Size 3 4 5 6 7 8 B00K5RUZ3K
  • Cheap Bamba By Victoria Copete Elastico Rejilla Slip Ons Black For Men Online
  • Top Sale Cheap Air Jordan Future Low White Black
  • 2017 Newest Air Jordan 10 XX8 Days of Flight
  • Cheap NikeLebron 13 Red Black
  • Nike Factory Sale Nike Kyrie Irving 2 Grey Black White Basketball Shoes Online
  • Kids - Nike Air Force 1 Black / Metallic Hmtt-Wolf Grey-Bright Cr Shoes
  • 2018 Nike Internationalist Premium Nike Internationalist boutique en ligne Nike Internationalists Polyvore
  • Nike Football Fly XL 3.0 639877-065 Cool Grey/Black/White
  • Women Bensimon Flexys F Trainers - Rubber - Bleu - 4392415iw
  • Nike Roshe One X Yeezy Men Women Nike Roshe Run Fb Yeezy Nikestore Restock Sneakerfiles Nike Roshes
  • Authentic xx39z 62duic August Deals Nike Blazer Low Mens