Memo from a South African: Peter Dutton is entrenching racist white privilege

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My child eyes witnessed racism daily in South Africa.

I could escape because I’m white

  • Shelley Davidow
  • The Guardian

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the implementation of the racist legislation known as apartheid in South Africa.

In 1948, laws were signed into effect that forever changed the lives of South Africans, leaving a devastating legacy, which many of us across the world still live with and struggle against.

Xre 3cI am a white former South African living in Australia, grateful every day for my citizenship. But I am here because, partly, of an unearned privilege.

I’m a refugee with a…

Apartheid, literally meaning “apartness”, divided South African citizens based on…

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