Qwabe says he cant’t ‘stop smiling’ because something ‘so black’ and ‘wonderful’ just happened.
Student who accused Oxford of propping-up ‘existence of systemic racism’ now says “We will tip [waitress] when you return the land”’
Ruffled feathers Last year with ‘the so called ‘British institutions’ were built on the colonial plunders of my resources, and on the labour of my people who were enslaved‘
‘…Still trying to figure out if there is a tie-in between the message and the action here, or he was merely being a cheap provocateur’
With the statue still in place, it appears that Qwabe has traded taking issue with colonialist statues for upsetting ‘white’ waitresses. In a recent Facebook post, Qwabe says he cant’t ‘stop smiling’ because something ‘so black’ and ‘wonderful’ just happened. Qwabe then goes on to recall a lunch he enjoyed with a ‘radical non-binary trans black activist’ in South Africa. When the time came for the pair to pay the bill, his friend came up with a novel tactic for tipping. Rather than offer gratuity, his friend wrote on a slip of paper: ‘we will give tip when you return the land’.
Unsurprisingly the ‘white waitress’ was taken aback when she received the note. However, Qwabe had little sympathy — complaining that she burst into ‘typical white tears’:
The Oxford law student who accused his own university of normalising and propping-up the “existence of systemic racism” has said he is growing tired of the ‘why go to Oxford?’ question being asked by the public.
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