Twitter reacts to #MmusiOnRace

JOHANNESBURG , 19 January 2016 - Democratic Alliance Leader Mmusi Maimane said racism degrades all South Africans. He was delivering a speech on race and identity within the DA and South Africa in Johannesburg.​ Video: eNCA

JOHANNESBURG - Following the recent racist exchanges on social media platforms, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has undertaken to start a series of dialogues on race titled 'Stand Up, Speak Out'.

Watch the full speech here

The first one of these, which took place at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg on Tuesday, drew a lot of reaction twitter.

The initiative comes after the party's stance on race came under fire following one of its members, Penny Sparrow, receiving a backlash after her racist remarks on Twitter.

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