Racism

Johan Pienaar: AfriForum Has Captured Afrikaner Identity

Often described as a civil rights organisation, South African non-profit organisation (NPO) AfriForum describes its mission as "to ensure that the basic conditions for...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Is Blackface Just A White People Thing?

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

‘Apartheid Flag Is Hate Speech’ – Nelson Mandela Foundation

On Tuesday, arguments were heard in the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s case before the Equality Court that displaying the apartheid-era flag of South...

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...

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...

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...

Nomvuyo Ngcelwane Tells The Story Of Black People In District Six

Nomvuyo Ngcelwane's book Sala Kahle District Six was first published in 1998. For the 20th anniversary of the book, publishing house Kwela Books have...

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...

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...

#StopRacismAtPretoriaGirlsHigh is just one example of the frustration of black learners...

Where the blue of heaven is deepest. Every person who attended Pretoria High School for Girls knows the opening to the school song. But...
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