Opinion - Racial stereotypes and prejudices can only flourish if we, as South Africans, allow them to.
If we are committed to ending racism and make a concerted effort to work with and understand each other as fellow human beings, our diversity will prove our strength.
It is for this reason that we need to commend our courts and chapter nine forums for playing such a positive role in the promotion of race relations in our country.
After a spate of race-related cases in recent months, it is now abundantly clear that racism and bigotry, in whatever shape or form, will not be tolerated in future.
We saw early evidence of this when people such as Penny Sparrow and Vicki Momberg were heavily sanctioned for their divisive and racially insulting utterances.