Identity

The Bo-Kaap Community Is Fighting For Its Life Against Developers And...

For the past week, the Cape Town community of Bo-Kaap has been protesting against plans by the City and private developers to gentrify the...

Listening to the voices of the oppressed: lessons from India and...

The Other Universals Project aims to bring together scholars from all over the world to interrogate the question of oppression and discrimination by focusing on...

Nelson Mandela and Women

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is etched into history as an icon and is lauded all over the world for his work in the struggle against...

#BloodFriday: Coloured Community Say They Are Tired Of Suffering

It was the death of Heather Peterson, a 45-year-old woman from Westbury that sparked the widespread protests amongst the coloured communities in Gauteng. Peterson...

EXO Inspires South African EXO-Ls To Give Back

The South African EXO fandom known as EXO-Ls showed their love for the K-pop group on its sixth year anniversary by embodying the groups...

“What I noticed about the movie is that it focuses more...

After receiving heavy criticism from a number of people, the critically-acclaimed award winning film “Inxeba” (The Wound) finally hit the cinemas on Friday 02....

What does Moonlight’s success mean for queer, black South African men?

Moonlight winning Best Picture at the 89th Academy Awards - aka the Oscars - is a feat that has us all celebrating a win...

Nicole Dennis-Benn’s ‘Patsy’ Is A Brave Take On Freedom And Motherhood

Societies have reproduced motherhood almost as a state of martyrdom. In becoming mothers, women are expected to forfeit themselves and adhere to...

“Matric is the time to have fun and to push to...

School exams are finally over and matriculants are celebrating the festive season craze. The Daily Vox spoke to school-leavers to find out what their...

The Holocaust and Genocide Centre Remembers The 2008 Xenophobic Attacks

It's been 10 years since the 2008 xenophobic attacks that took place throughout the country, claiming the lives of 60 people and injuring hundreds....

5 Women Who Fought Racists And Patriarchs For Our Freedom

The liberation struggle is saturated with images of men who fought against the apartheid state for our political freedom, to the exclusion of women....

Food For Thought: How To Feed Your Soul This Ramadan

Ramadan is about more than fasting. It's about prayer and reading the Quran, gaining closeness to God, reflection, charity, and goodwill. Ramadan is the...

Black-On-Black Colonialism: The Divide Between Francophone Cameroon And Anglophone Ambazonia

The struggle of the people of the English-speaking region of Cameroon made international headlines again last month when seven activists received prison sentences, ranging...

“We Are Not Post-Racial”: Author Kharnita Mohamed On Identity In SA

Called To Song is academic Kharnita Mohamed's debut novel. It delves into issues of race, gender and identity in post-apartheid South Africa. Mohamedâ's personal...

“In The Infrastructure And The Law, There Is Apartheid Towards The...

The year 2018 marks 70 years since the declaration of the state of Israel and the horrendous acts it committed to cement its territorial...

Bus Shelter Installations: A Moment Of Happiness In Joburg

If you've walked through Johannesburg, you might have noticed bus shelters that are unexpected bursts of colour against the otherwise grey backdrop of the...

What Being A Black Muslim Woman Means

"It;s not easy being a black Muslim woman - especially in hijab. It's sort of like people want to create an identity for you,"health...

Ali Abunimah: Palestine Needs Global Solidarity To Overcome Its Apartheid

South Africans may not be a military superpower or an economic superpower in global terms but it is a moral superpower - and it...

Why Obama’s Speech Did Not Give Us Feels

You could hear a pin drop as former US president Barack Obama delivered the 16th annual Nelson Mandela lecture at the Wanderers Stadium on...

Fordsburg Food Tour: Discover Joburg’s Hidden Culinary Gems

PART II On the edges of the Johannesburg Central Business District, you will find the area of Fordsburg. With...
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