November 22, 2012

Is South African Rugby Racist?

Lloyd Gedye, Mail and Guardian

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South Africans are so finely tuned to pointing out racist undertones and overtones in daily debate, that it has almost become a sport in its own right.

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TAGGED: Rugby, Apartheid, South Africa, Africa


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