Equality Court clips Sparrow's wings

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Penny Sparrow insulted black people who were on the Durban beaches over the Christmas period.

Penny Sparrow insulted black people who were on the Durban beaches over the Christmas period.

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Penny Sparrow insulted black people who were on the Durban beaches over the Christmas period.

Penny Sparrow insulted black people who were on the Durban beaches over the Christmas period.

JOHANNESBURG - Penny Sparrow has been ordered to pay R150,000 within 60 days to the Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation.

The ANC took Sparrow to the Equality Court following a Facebook post in which she compared black beachgoers in Durban to monkeys.

She later apologised for the Facebook comment.

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The judge says Sparrow&39;s post constituted hate speech.