Do I want my kids growing up with Quotas & Affirmative Action? (for my white SAns)

First Published in Rapport, December 2013

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My friend Waldimar (the Rapport Editor) asked me if I wanted my children to grow up in a world of Employment Equity (EE) and all the quotas and acronyms that comes with it.

It’s a profound question. One that implies an inherent threat posed by this EE.

Is there?

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the attitude of the imprissoned by WEB du Bois

“The attitudes of an imprisoned” group could take one of three forms:

  1. a feeling of revolt and revenge;
  2. an attempt to adjust all thought and action to the will of the greater groups;
  3. or, a determined attempt at self-development, self-realization, in spite of envisioning discouragements and prejudice”

W.E.B. Du Bois (African American scholar and activist)

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