People, Policy, and Power: Reflecting How My White Privilege Impacted Community Engagement and Policy-Making in Post-Apartheid South Africa

This talk describes how white privilege shapes the policy making process in post-apartheid South Africa. It argues that white privilege is unmasked in institutions, language, policies, and symbols which have combined to normalize racism in the country. To tackle this, it concludes that we need a commitment to addressing it in all areas of our society.

For a link to my latest article on white privilege in South Africa, click here.

*Note: Talk begins by talking about growing up in a mixed race family in 1994.

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About WarrenPhaahlaChalklen

Passionate servant of South Africa. Bush School of Government graduate and former intern in the National Planning Commission within the Ministry of The Presidency. Currently completing PhD in education at Texas A&M University in the United States. Learning, Building, Growing
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One Response to People, Policy, and Power: Reflecting How My White Privilege Impacted Community Engagement and Policy-Making in Post-Apartheid South Africa

  1. Pingback: White privilege and the road to building a united South Africa | Warren Chalklen

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