White woman speaks against tribalism: Black South Africans helped and loved me

White woman speaks against tribalism: Black South Africans helped and loved me

Sam Beynon, who is best known for SABC 3's One Day Leader, took to social media to share photos of her in Xhosa attire under #WeDontNeedTribalism.

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On Wednesday, Beynon inspired social media users with a Twitter post, which spoke against tribalism.

Beynon posted several photos of herself in Xhosa inspired attire, Briefly.co.za gathered.

"I am an English White but AmaXhosa (and Black South Africans in general) helped and loved me; and shaped me into the person I am today. NgeIsiXhosa, "Umntu Ngumntu Ngabantu." WeDontNeedTribalism," she captioned the post.

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In a 2015 interview with Youth Village, Beynon proudly described herself as African.

"I am a White Xhosa speaking and cultured young woman," she was quoted saying.

According to mype.co.za, Beynon grew up in a small, rural farming community outside of Grahamstown.

It was during her formative years that Beynon was exposed to the Xhosa culture, earning her the privilege of learning about their culture and language.

According to Beynon, her dream is to see a non-racial and diverse South Africa, which is exactly why she stands against tribalism.

Beynon's post inspired tweeps, who share her sentiments.

Twitter user @MyFuture_Plan commented: "You know Sammy if we could really explore Ubuntu in Africa for its intent and purpose the world itself will change..."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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