On a recent Kulula flight from O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) to King Shaka International Airport (DUR), a passenger was asked to deplane after her fellow passenger, reverend Solumuzi Mabuza, noticed that she had referred to the flight’s passenger using the k-word, a slur considered analogous to the n-word.
“I told her that I saw what she sent to her man but she refused to delete it and I came to the conclusion that this child was taught this behaviour at home. I want her to be taught that in this country it is illegal to be racist,” said Mabuza.
“Our flight might be 10 minutes late‚ but as South Africans we can’t allow this type of behaviour to continue.”
Turning back to O.R Tambo after an unsavory passenger called the captain the k-word. Our flight might be 10 minutes late, but as South Africans we can't allow this type of behaviour to continue. #stopracism @kulula pic.twitter.com/sQarXNhAai
— Nadine Watkins (@nadine_watkins1) June 15, 2018
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