Danny K says 'not enough whites calling out racism', sparks debate

Danny K says 'not enough whites calling out racism', sparks debate

Local singer Danny K has sparked some controversy after he said that "not enough white people call out racism." His comments caused outrage among some of his followers.

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The singer recently teamed up with his friend Kabelo Mabalane for their annual seminar 'Worlds Apart or Partners.' This seminar addresses social issues, and Danny K took to the platform to discuss the issue of racism.

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"Yes, it may be uncomfortable and, yes, you may be the singular unpopular opinion, but stand firm and have courage. We can no longer be silent."

He says that white people have no empathy towards racism, and encouraged white South Africans to own their privilege.

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While some were certainly in agreement, many others slammed him for his words.

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Local musician Chris Chameleon accused Danny K of following the latest craze of white people calling out each other on racism.

Danny K, however, stood his ground. Briefly.co.za recently learnt that most Mzansi social media users felt that certain political parties are to blame for escalating racial tensions within the country.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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