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An encounter with racism

An encounter with racism

Racism is real. Ask me, I saw it in action yesterday. I was in a matatu, heading somewhere, and I was seated next to the driver with a friend. As the driver was driving, he encountered two middle-aged Indian men, kalasingas, as we call them, riding on motorbikes at the speed of like 5 kilometres per hour, chatting, and hence, blocking the road on that lane that we were on. The driver went ballistic. It was ugly. He started insulting the men, the men insulted him back. It was some seriously foul insults that I… Continue reading →

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