In an airplane the captain tells the passengers:
"This is your captain speaking. We are losing altitude and we do not
have enough fuel to reach land. Therefore, we have to let all the
baggage leave the airplane."
The airplane gains altitude again. Half an hour later the airplane
begins losing altitude again and the captain is on the loudspeakers
"This is your captain speaking. We are still losing altitude and we
cannot reach land without having some passengers leave the plane. It
a bad situation, but we will do this in a honest and democratic way -
will use the alphabet, starting with A. Are there any African
No one answers.
"Are there any Black passengers?"
"Are there any Coloured passengers?"
In the back of the plane, a little boy asks his father:
"Dad, you've always told me to be honest. We are both from Africa and
have black coloured skin."
"Yes, my son, it is true. But stricly speaking, we're Zulus."