The Stream looks at a South African student movement that’s taking on their country’s history with British colonialism.
South African students want to rid “white supremacy” from campuses and school curriculum. For about a month, University of Cape Town students have been calling for the removal of a statue of British coloniser Cecil Rhodes, uniting under the slogan #RhodesMustFall. The current controversy speaks to a wider discussion on how universities can be more reflective of a diverse student body. Join the conversation at 1930GMT.
In this episode, we speak to:
Student member, Rhodes Must Fall Movement
Associate professor, University of Cape Town
Wabantu Hlophe @YalieAfricans
Student, Yale African Students Association
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