So here I am, on the TEDx stage, to deliver the message that makes me probably the most hated person in South Africa — as far as white many people are concerned. Certainly I have been called all sorts of horrible things including self-loathing, masochistic, a black-wannabe, a bitch, witch, man-hating dyke, mad women who should be drowned, shot or burned … at the stake one presumes. So you can imagine my trepidation at standing up here and delivering the message that I have prepared.
I have received insults … and even a few death threats … because I believe we need to talk about racism. (See whole talk on video.)