The audience listens to the panelists’ view prior to engaging with them.

The audience listens to the panelists’ view prior to engaging with them.

Student Chapter of Black Lawyer’s Association Holds Dialogue

he student chapter of the Black Lawyers Association (BLA) on the Pietermaritzburg campus held its first ever Student Thetha Dialogue with the topic being racism in the democratic era.

It proved to be an insightful debate which unearthed possible solutions to the continuing problem of racism in South Africa.

A member of the audience, Mr Siphesihle Zondi, commented that the event was a success and emphasised that everyone should be entitled to have a voice on the issue and share their stance moving forward to a more transparent democracy in South Africa.

BLA branch Chairperson Ms Nonopa Vanda, commended the branch as well as the students who took time out to attend. Vanda said the dialogues would continue under the BLA UKZN Pietermaritzburg banner to identify pertinent issues in society and possible solutions.

Words: Fezile Nqubeko Hlope