Digging up Black Bones

#BlackLivesMatter: 10 Books By POC/Black Writers On Race

The wave of anger in reaction to the murder of George Floyd that sparked a new wave of #BlackLivesMatter protests in the...

No to benches to memorialise forced removals from Simonstown

Ling Shepherd visited Simonstown to see a new set of benches commissioned to commemorate the forced removal of Black and Coloured people...

Racist Polish fans advocate for “freedom” for Chris Hani’s murderer

The return of live sporting events in Poland has seen a return of racist sloganing centered around the murderer of Chris Hani,...

We Must Understand Coloniality If We Are To Dismantle It

COMMENT The 1994 vote was not decolonisation. There is still a need to physically decolonise the country and decentre whiteness as the only legitimate form...

A love letter to Black matriculants

I'm not sure what I want to say to you and how I want to say it. All I know is, at...

Jwara! Induna’s Daughter: An extract

Born into privilege, Joyce Piliso­Seroke questioned her environment. She grew up in a gated compound for the mining elite at Crown Mines...

The decolonisation manifesto: Part 1 – how to stop reproducing white...

In the first of a series on decolonisation as a personal journey, Wanelisa Xaba says it is time for Black activists to interrogate the...

The decolonisation manifesto: Part 2 – Colonisation and the colonial subject

In the second part of a three-part series on decolonisation, Wanelisa Xaba says that in defiance of colonialism and white imagination, we must resist...

KhoiKhoi is the mother of all mother tongues says Jeffrey Oarasib

Jeffrey Oarasib has been elevating the preservation of the KhoiKhoi language through poetry, and rapping. He is a Khoi language reclamation artist...

A love letter to Faki Moshoeu

Wanelisa Xaba imagines what life in a deeply divided South Africa would have been like for 16-year-old Matlhomola "Faki: Moshoeu, had he not lost...
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