NEWS: The South African Indian community are outraged as another racist rant in Durban has gone viral on social media.
The incident reportedly occurred in Berea, Durban where tempers flared between two drivers. In a video that has surfaced a woman is seen questioning another driver who is recording the incident that is unravelling. The woman makes a series of outbursts of racist terms calling the Indian driver a ‘coolie b*stard’.
She uttered the word ‘coolie’ four times with passion asking for the video to be posted on social media, well here you are Tannie (Aunty) we have obliged. Please step forward to accept your award from the South African Indian community.
- Racist Cathie Geldenhuys Apologizes For ‘Coolie’ Rant
- ‘Coolie B*stard’ Rant Has South African Indians Fuming
Watch the video below
Soon after this story was published, Cathie Geldenhuys issued an apology to the South African Indian community. Geldenhuys was identified by social media users as the woman who used derogatory racist terms against a South African Indian man describing him as a ‘coolie bastard.’ She uttered the word four times as she attempted to drive off after the confrontation.
This is a developing story.
For many in the South African Indian community, the word ‘coolie’ is a painful reminder of a troubled history of indentured Indian labourer in South Africa. Click here to read more
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