This is not a great photo. It’s just a photo. Cape Town likes to consider itself a world-class city. Its very own home-grown refugee crisis, and the staggeringly incompetent and inhumane response to that crisis, suggests it’s actually rather a shabby place. I cannot help wondering how much better these people would be treated were they white.
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