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Black Lives and Oppression (Video)

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Black Lives and Oppression (Video)

Panellist Matakanye Matakanya,General Secretary of National Association of School Governing Bodies

In 2020, we saw the rise of the #BlackLivesMatter​ movement. On the 27th year post-apartheid, what is there to our Rainbow Nation? Oppression, poverty, and racism are still rife in our country and globally. Do "black people just need to get over it" or is it time for the world to dig deep and address the repetitive prejudices that exist?

 

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