A woman took to social media to ask why black people set things on fire to get the state’s attention and it resulted in some tweeps roasting her.
Social media user Halala Gumbi, who goes by the Twitter handle @halala_gumbi, asked tweeps why black people set buses or hospitals on fire but never taverns, and she got more than she bargained for.
“#TaxiStrike black people will burn a school, a library , a hospital but a bus that takes them to work but never a tavern why is your mentality doomed like this , when are you gonna wake up,” she wrote on Twitter.
Although some people agreed with her, many condemned Gumbi’s tweet, some even said there would be no place to drink after strikes if they burned down taverns.
According to tweeps, Gumbi does not understand black people, and when they get the land back, she is excluded.
Briefly.co.za gathered some of the responses Gumbi got on why black people burn things during protests.
Chax Wa Limpopo, aka @TOPANAMA_83, commented: “When you burn a tavern the government will not give u attention so we must burn public institutions so the government can listen to us.”
However, one tweep gave South Africans an idea on how to really hurt the government without setting fire to buses.
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