When Black People With Nice Things Get Scrutinised

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- thedailyvox.co.za | 3 months ago

On Wednesday, Daily Maverick journalist Marianne Thamm published her article in which she jumped into the bins of the Economic Freedom Fighters to try prove some disconnect between their core values as a political party and lifestyle.

This is only the most recent example of the ambivalent relationship between black people and money. Is there really, arguably, a disconnect between, liking nice things and wanting to dismantle capitalism? I’d have to deal with the issue of black people and access to nice things.

Last week, I saw screenshots of tweets on the Instagram page, Dololo Memes where presenter, Thabo Bluebird, said, “The Moet party used to be exclusive, now it’s Noord”.

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