Man goes on rant outside shopping centre, calls white guy "foreigner"

Man goes on rant outside shopping centre, calls white guy "foreigner"

- A video surfaced online showing what appears to be a man going on a racial rant

- The guy in the suit is heard telling a white man to "go back to Holland", adding whites are foreigners in Mzansi

- The video left South Africans divided, some agreed with the man while others called for unity and applauded the white guy for staying calm

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While the country is definitely moving forward in terms of unity - taking the viral #ImStaying group as an example - sadly, there still are people who do not see eye-to-eye with other races.

A video was shared on Twitter on Wednesday showing a "native" man going off at a white guy outside a shopping centre.

The guy is heard shouting at the man to "kill" him and go back to Holland to meet Van Riebeeck. In the clip it appears that other black people - who were not seen in the frame - tried to calm him down and he called them "sellouts" and "traitors".

The man then tells the white guy that he is a foreigner in South Africa before stomping off to the shop.

It's not clear what sparked the man's reaction but at one point the lady filming is heard saying:

"We went to our own car, I don't understand you problem."

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The clip gathered over 241 000 views since it was shared on Wednesday and South Africans were left with opposing views.

While some shared the "racist" man's views, others condemned his actions and said they were tired of people trying to divide the nation.

Nkanyiso Mbatha, who goes by the Twitter handle @nkanyiso_mbatha, commented:

"Not sure of the back story to this video, but the white guy looked like he just wanted to have a civilised and rational conversation about whatever they are disputing. This guy just resorted to endless racists insults and below-the-belt comments to the white guy."

While some still show racism others have proved that Mzansi is on the road to unity. Briefly.co.za previously reported on five interracial couples who showed that love knows no colour.

From a couple who went viral on social media after posting a video of their engagement to a bride and groom who won over Mzansi with their dance moves on their wedding day, these sweethearts are proving that love is colourblind.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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