Prejudice

UKZN: Poor Black Students Still Face Harsh Discrimination

"We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe." - Frantz FanonFanon tells us that we revolt simply because we...

Proudly Celebrate Colonialism And Apartheid Flag At This Cape Town Restaurant

COMMENTThe Quentin at Oakhurst, a restaurant nestled between the leafy suburbs of Constantia and Hout Bay. Its walls are decorated...

Asijiki Coalition: Decriminalise Sex To End Workers’ Agony

"Sex workers are being persecuted everywhere for doing the only work that can help them make ends meet. Decriminalisation would not only help them...

‘A Place For Us’, A Stunning Tale Of Faith And Family

Treading between tradition and the secular and the clash between the self and family, this book tells a stunning tale of faith and family....

Public Employment Programmes Can Turn The GBV Tide

Communities and public employment programmes in particular, have a critical role to play in the fight against gender-based violence, writes PALESA MATABOGE.This is...

Why Abantu Book Fest Needs To Reconsider Its White People Stance

The Abantu Book Festival took place for the third year in a row this past weekend, and more people than ever attended. The festival...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Ducks Questions On Transphobia

After almost an hour delay, acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie arrived at the Abantu Book Festival on Friday afternoon. Adichie was in conversation...

On “Victimhood”: The Realities And Fictions

On 16th November 2018, an opinion piece by Mariné Bothma was published on Netwerk24. In this piece, Bothma attributes the emphasis on transformation and...

Hey UCT, Here’s How To ACTUALLY Make IT Attractive For Women

Patriarchy continues to be pervasive in all sectors of life. The Information Technology (IT) sector is no exception to this. The sector has traditionally...

How Iran Discriminates Against The Baha’i Minority

On 2 November international civil society alliance Civicus hosted an event that showcased the persecution faced by the Baha'i people by the Islamic theocracy...

Gender Summit Concludes With Declaration Adopted

"We are satisfied that most delegates and stakeholders at the summit have signed the declaration with amendments," said the minister of social development Susan...

Giving White People Honest Feedback About Racism

Noted antiracism practitioner Dr Robin Di Angelo, who coined the term white fragility, talks about how in her workshops she asks people of colour...

Raashida Khan Takes On “No-Go” Areas In The SA Indian Muslim...

South African Indian Muslims are a conservative bunch: there are some topics that are just not spoken about. So you can imagine the furore...

Why Iran Matters to Africa

What do the human rights of minorities in Iran, in the Middle East, have to do with Africans, writes MAZIAR BAHARI.I started to answer...

After Getting No Help, Gigantomastia Sufferer Starts Her Own NPO

Gigantomastia is a rare disease that affects women, and is characterised by excessive breast growth. It may occur spontaneously, during puberty or pregnancy, or...

White Liberals Can’t Escape Scrutiny

The attention and political discourse that is emerging as a result of the recent racist outbursts like that of Adam Catzavelos, Vicki Momberg, Penny...

Bunny Chows And Guptas: The Heritage Of South African Indians

The bunny chow: a dish ingrained in the fabric of South African culture. So much so that its successor, the kota, has been credited as...

UCT’s New Inclusivity Policy For Sexual Orientation: What Students Think

The launch of UCT’s Inclusivity Policy for Sexual Orientation has come during a time of relative calm at the institution. After a lengthy consultative...

G@tvol Capetonian: What Of The Forgotten Ones? Pt. 1

Insouciance is a characteristic that’s been lodged against coloured people of the Cape for years. In April 2018, however, G@tvol Capetonian arrived to put...

Apartheid Denialism And Freedom Of Speech

Why is apartheid denialism in South Africa not a crime? More to the point, why is apartheid denialism not even mentioned in the bill...
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