‘I don’t know how I feel about a protest outside a school’ – Stephen Grootes

On the #AfternoonDrive, Stephen Grootes talked about his personal feelings towards the events that unfolded at Hoërskool Overvaal.

Grootes says that on one level, your heart breaks because you have a protest happening outside a school. He adds that rubber bullets, the police and people getting hurt is not something that should be happening there.

Surely learners, or parents can protest outside the school, but it seems to be a different story when a political party like the EFF are protesting says Grootes.

Grootes extended the conversation to the open line, where he asked listeners about the number of black learners who still attend Afrikaans schools. He adds that there are certain Afrikaans schools that have more black learners than white learners like at D.F. Malan High School.

_[WATCH] On the #AfternoonDrive Stephan asks what experience black learners have encountered at Afrikaans schools_


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