The Cape Flats is - unfortunately - mostly known for its gang violence. Gangs on the Cape Flats is but one part of our culture. The media, though, makes it seem as if it is the ONLY part of our culture.
|Tiffany is NOT a gangster girl|
It is not so. Individuals from the Cape Flats have made a huge contribution towards the culture of South Africa as a whole - on all levels. People from the Cape Flats have also played a crucial role during the struggle against Apartheid.
|Amina is NOT a gangster girl|
But to come back to my point of non-discrimination; the Cape Flats have many prominent female gangsters. They have to go through the exact same rituals as their male counterparts to become a recognized gang-member.
These female gangsters are NOT less violent than the males. Read this article here.
|Sandy is NOT a gangster girl|
Like I said so many times before; the Cape Flats is one of the most interesting places on the planet. One only realizes it when one travels around and compare it with other places.
There is never one boring moment on the Cape Flats, because something interesting is ALWAYS happening...
|Mary-ann is NOT a gangster girl|