'Racism is a daily thing in Hartbeespoort'

Over 150 residents of Hartbeespoort on Friday marched to deliver a memorandum of demands at the local police station.

The residents are demanding that racism stop in the community.

Azania Mosaka spoke to Hartbeespoort Community Development Initiative spokesperson Russel Baloyi about their experiences in the community.

Racism is a daily thing in Hartbeespoort.

Russel Baloyi, Spokesperson for the Hartbeespoort Community Development Initiative

That is where you have a high concentration of racism.

Russel Baloyi, Spokesperson for the Hartbeespoort Community Development Initiative

As much as racism is about the colour of your skin, it's also more about wealth and economic dynamics.

Russel Baloyi, Spokesperson for the Hartbeespoort Community Development Initiative

We were very disturbed that the SAHRC doesn't have any case of racism from Hartbeespoort.

Russel Baloyi, Spokesperson for the Hartbeespoort Community Development Initiative

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