Students who set â€œhistoric paintingsâ€ ablaze at the University of Cape Town on Tuesday have been criticised for their actions, as if being homeless is less important than art.
She went and used the K word, fam.
#RhodesMustFall : Kaffirs acting like the petulant, emotionally-stunted children they are.
â€” EUCollapse (@EUCollapseBlog) February 17, 2016
This person raises a good point about why the country is sitting up and taking notice now.
â€” silindile. (@Sli_da_chyna) February 17, 2016
Ah yes, the old “tertiary education is a privilege, not a right” argument. Yawn.
â€” Onertha Lothbrok (@Onerthafire) February 17, 2016
Aw no, so sad! The Rhodes Must Fall collective lost a cheerleader.Â
These students that are now burning paintings have lost all my sympathy.
â€” Ian Ollis (@ianollis) February 17, 2016
Finally! Some sense among the blatant racism!
How White South Africans should react: “I understand the pain we caused you is making you lash out from frustration. How can we help?”
â€” Unmoved Mover (@VWolpendz) February 17, 2016
Are you actually being for real right now?Â
remember Apartheid ended in a diplomatic manner and not via hooliganism , thats why Black SAns are respected .dont ruin it for the rest
â€” Modern Black Youth (@ItsYourBoySas) February 17, 2016
Those in solidarity with the students at UCT are having none of that though.
Your people burned literature, art & whole civilisations. They need not your sympathy or approval. You mustn’t speak http://t.co/zDZISzGJjF
â€” Hello. I am Baemax. (@TefoWritesStuff) February 17, 2016
The protest action brought up some questions that need real answers.
â€” Sian Ferguson (@sianfergs) February 16, 2016
But the love and support for the collective is real, and still there.
Love &strength to all of the students who are fighting for shelter & to decolonize UCT. Take care of yourselves & one another. #Shackville
â€” Venus HottenTHOT (@lebomashile) February 16, 2016