Since moving to Hartbeespoort, I am reminded every day of the colour of my skin. It’s the looks of anger, disgust and assumptions based on what I have, that “You work for Zuma”. I am a hard-working black woman in the private sector and I have white housewives as neighbours who approach me and ask: “What do you do?” Nothing great is good for a black person, there are prices for blacks and whites from service providers. I am ready for words of war for every snotty comment I get. I am sickened to the core. E Holliday Western Cape As a white, born in the apartheid era, having lived part of it, I absolutely refuse to be held responsible for the sins of my forefathers, just as “today’s” blacks cannot be held responsible for the sins of their forefathers. Johan van Solms Gauteng The Constitution protects all races against marginalisation. Why should I have to defend my whiteness? Good and bad does not come from skin colour. Let’s talk about building and going forward. This rotten subject serves no purpose except for people who still have hatred and sorrow running through their veins. Mncedisi Kupiso Gauteng They have the right to express their feelings. We are a democratic country, but they must understand that they still own 85% of land and they still have more privileges in the workplace, courts and in business than the poor black majority in South Africa.