Op-Ed

Why I Couldn’t March in Today’s Anti-Zuma Protest

A veteran of the #FeesMustFall explains why, despite wanting Zuma to go, she could not participate in today's protests.

While many feel that today’s marches against South African president Jacob Zuma signify our country coming together and putting aside issues of race, class and political affiliation, this couldn't be further from the truth–not by a long shot. While South Africans of all backgrounds chose to put so-called differences aside to protest Zuma, many black South Africans chose not to. I am one of them.

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