Racism

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...

Is Blackface Just A White People Thing?

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

“Black Muslims are getting tired of being considered less of a...

At the end of 2015, the hashtag #BlackInMSA went viral on social media, sparking a conversation around the experiences of black Muslims as they...

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 founded the...

There’s a F***-up at Wits and management is having none of...

A Wits student, Zama Mthunzi, is due to appear before the South African Human Rights Commission this week for wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with...

The Monkey Business of H&M and The Hokey-Pokey of the EFF!

It is fruitless to have debates about whether the H&M advert with a black kid wearing a hoodie saying “coolest monkey in the jungle”...

Black students are still a long, long way from being free...

MALAIKA EYOH, a grade 12 student at Pretoria High School for Girls, points out that while the media attention following protests at the school has...

The President’s Keepers: State capture, white vindication

The Johannesburg launch of Jacques Pauw’s controversial book, “The President’s Keepers”, was a noteworthy event. For some, the launch represented a rallying point against...

It’s the brazenness of Penny Sparrow’s racism that shocks us

Within hours of Penny Sparrow posting a racist diatribe on Facebook bemoaning the dirty escapades of black people on a Durban beach, she has...

Joey Rasdien: blasphemy, bigotry and the other b-word

In light of the furore around Joey Rasdien's controversial comments about Islam, and the reactions to them, Angelo C Louw reflects on the racism...

#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...

Eating out in Cape Town: a starter of racism, anyone?

Following a string of much-publicised racist incidents in public spaces around Cape Town last year, criticism of the city as a hub for racism...

Racism thrives at Pietermaritzburg Girls High School

Racism at former Model C schools is in the spotlight once again, after voice notes capturing the use of the k-word by a Grade...

Do you even know Bongani Madondo?

He's launched a new book and he's 🔥🔥 🔥 but who is he? 1. He writes for himself Madondo doesn’t try to appease a particular market, whether his readers...

European Governments Play Politics With Refugee Lives

On June 10, Matteo Salvini, Italy's new far-right interior minister, said he would not allow the MV Aquarius to dock on the Italian coast....

Pietermaritzburg Girls High: codes of conduct won’t fix entrenched racism

Monday’s social media storm around racism at Pietermaritzburg Girls High School, where a white pupil allegedly used the k-word to describe black pupils, is...

If HIV denialists have not been pardoned, why should the DA...

Aids has taught South Africans why denialism can't be tolerated – whether it comes from Thabo Mbeki or Helen Zille. In the same week that...

Three ways you can check your privilege and build social change

Power dynamics in social movements are important - they can either enable or disable them. In an article titled Tools for White Guys who...

How to survive the holidays with your white partner’s family

Choosing to love someone who is white can be difficult. You have to deal with the comments you get from other people of colour...

We need to be asking why people burn shit down

JARED SACKS asks us to suspend our anger, judgement and moralising over the burning of property at UKZN this week, and ask why someone...
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