- Julius Malema issued a statement declaring that he is not against white people, but that he is pro-black
- South Africans reacted angrily on social media as a host of accusations were made against the EFF leader
- The social media post was shared on Thursday as the country celebrated Human Rights Day
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, recently clarified his position on the issue of race within South Africa.
Twitter user, @AdvBarryRoux, shared a tweet along with the caption: “Julius Malema: I am not fighting against white people. I am pro-black. I am fighting for our black people and the dignity of our people. #EFFSharpevilleDay”
Briefly.co.za understands that @AdvBarryRoux is a staunch EFF supporter.
The post proved to be very popular in terms of reaction as it received nearly 2 000 likes.
However, numerous tweeps shared their concerns regarding the statement and Malema.
Things got heated as those for and against the EFF quickly turned on each other.
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There were some who appreciated Juju’s statement and he may have even won them over to becoming EFF supporters.
However, not everyone was impressed and one tweep shared a blast from the past.
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