Lethabo is the only black player in his school’s first rugby team in a conservative platteland town and has to fight back against racism from competing teams. But when he is unexpectedly made captain, things get nasty, and violent, on his own team. Meanwhile, his new status means the beautiful Tercia suddenly takes an interest in him. How will everything play out, both on the field and off?
This is the eleventh story in our ‘Rights’ project that uses stories to illustrate and bring to life the ‘Bill of Rights’. Find out more about our Constitution and Bill of Rights with our It’s Your Right Handbook and our The Right to Equality Handbook.
The story is also available in Sesotho Papadi e Mpe.
Read Chapter 1