Racism

“Our schools undervalue blackness and focus more on containing us than...

The 28th of August 2016 marked a turning point at Pretoria High School for Girls. In a school where stories of racism and injustice...

Zulaikha Patel: How We All Wish We Were You

I don't think I have ever seen anything quite like it. The little girl - now known to all...

Severus Snape Is Not The Hero You Think He Is

Just a disclaimer before I start - I am a huge Potterhead. I have lived and breathed all of the Harry Potter books for...

Frantz Fanon: father of decolonisation

Frantz Omar Fanon, the psychiatrist, revolutionary and father of decolonisation, would be 92 years old. Born on the French colony Martinique, the...

5 Things You Never Knew About Black Revolutionary Robert Sobukwe

Forty years ago on this day, February 27, Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe passed away. Sobukwe was a prominent South African political dissident who...

It’s easy for the ANC to use race as a campaign...

On Friday, the ANC in an act of absurdity, marched against itself. The ANC (movement) will have an anti-racism march to deliver a memorandum...

Zindzi Mandela, And The Limits On Black Pain

Far from scrambling to silence the ambassador’s comments on land, the government should be wondering why it is allowing itself to be...

Coconut Kelz On Achieving The Right (White) Standard Of Beauty

BOOK EXTRACT When she was last spotted on the crossroads of Swart and Gevaar Roads, Coconut Kelz was drinking...

It’s Time For Ex-Model C Schools To Stop Focusing On Rugby...

LAURENCE STEWART says that a tragedy continues to be played out in the name of tradition and value at the stubborn ex-Model C schools...

Professor Neil Roos: How Ordinary Whites Were Caught In Apartheid Society

To understand the history of the ideology of race, and fighting racism to eventually reach the utopia of non-racialism, we need to understand and...

What Zayn Malik Meant To Us As Brown Directioners

It was March 25, 2015 when Zayn Malik left boy band One Direction. He broke Directioners hearts all over the world, but his brown...

What’s In A Name? Reflecting On Statues And Streets

The #BlackLivesMatter protests across the United States which were reignited after the murder of George Floyd, a black man, wrongfully murdered by...

Is Blackface Just A White People Thing?

COMMENT By LAWRENCE MASHIYANE After seeing a viral video of Batswana comedian, William Last KRM,...

The lived experience of racism Black South African Muslims go through...

Journalist, Nelisiwe Msomi, describes how black South African Muslims experience racism from fellow Muslims. As my taxi turned into Plein Street, I began to feel...

The Unfamous Five Goes To Lenasia

The Unfamous Five by Nedine Moonsamy opens with the five protagonists witnessing a violent crime. This act bounds the friends together and...

Jumping Through Hoops For White People’s Change

COMMENT The Johannesburg northern suburbs seem to be turning into one big circus. Pantsula dancers, jugglers on unicycles and...

Spur people – with a taste for white male violence

We’ve all seen that video of a white man physically and verbally threatening black women and children at the Texamo Spur ranch at The...

SA’s Indian Muslims need to check themselves before going after Joey...

Comedian Joey Rasdien was dragged by Muslims on social media this weekend after making a controversial comment during a comedy set at the Ilm...

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...
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