Stop trib­al­ism be­fore whin­ing about racism in US

The Star (Kenya) - - Voices -

Don­ald Trump de­fied the world’s opin­ion and won the pres­i­den­tial elec­tion to be­come the 45th US Pres­i­dent. This is de­spite him spark­ing fear in both im­mi­grants and mi­nori­ties. Most peo­ple, espe­cially Kenyans, are against his po­si­tion on im­mi­gra­tion re­forms, terming it racist. Yet here in Kenya, trib­al­ism is wide­spread and in ev­ery elec­tion pe­riod, some com­mu­ni­ties have to move from their homes fear­ing at­tacks. Some or­gan­i­sa­tions have been ac­cused of dis­crim­i­nat­ing against Black staff. Be­fore we at­tack Trump, let’s fix our coun­try.

JANE KENDI Tharaka Nithi

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