The author goes on to explain in depth why the comparison is invalid. The Bantus did not vote, were seen as foreigners and something to be oppressed. The Israeli Arabs are - in this case - being mentored and advanced to allow them to reach parity and advance beyond the Jewish colleagues, if they have the talent and drive to do so. As we teach our children, think before you speak (or talkback).
Roadside bomb kills five border officers in western Iraq (AP)
from the article: The poverty of boycotting Israel