20 years on... How do we see each other?

20 years on... How do we see each other?

Blacks and Whites share the view that political institutions are untrustworthy. By Donwald Pressly

No, I would not like my daughter to marry a black man” has consistently been the attitude, if not the refrain, of a majority of white South Africans throughout the democratic period, but this attitude is beginning to change sharply.

Back in 2003, nearly 10 years after democracy, just 13% of whites approved of relatives’ interracial marriages. By 2013 this approval rating had rocketed to 35%, meaning of course that 65% still disapproved.

Generally, approval of interracial marriage is not high among all four major race groups – using apartheid definitions.

South Africa is a curious nation.

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