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Over par: parents stage golf day protest over private school’s ‘racism’

Black parents air concerns about lack of action over teacher diversity and other issues. Principal vows to listen

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About 15 black parents held a silent protest at the Pretoria Country Club over the lack of transformation at an upmarket private school.

Upset parents of pupils attending Cornwall Hill College in Irene, Centurion, picketed at the school’s annual fundraising golf day on Wednesday in which parents, as well as funders of the school, participated.

The protesters held placards that read: “Say no to racism in Cornwall Hill College”; “5 black 66 teachers shame on you”; “Transform CHC kick racism out”; and “Protect our kids Stop interpersonal systemic racism at our school”...

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