Racism

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...

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...

Oxfam’s Admission of Sexual Abuse In Haiti Points To Deeply Entrenched...

The international NGO sector is a multibillion dollar industry and one vital to the survival, stabilisation and reconstruction of communities globally, but what happens...

Venal Naidu On His ‘Date My Family’ Appearance That Had So...

Tweeps have expressed disappointment with the families which featured in Mzansi’s favourite dating show Date My Family, this past Sunday, 18 February. The featured...

Rantso Mokopane On How The NWU Attack Happened

Twenty-two-year-old Thabang Mosiako, a South African athletics champion who was due to fly to Algeria for the CAA African Cross Country Championships in March...

Kafka’s Ape Is A Window Into The Sunken Place

The irony of being a black man and playing an ape in the current dispensation is not lost on actor Tony Miyambo, writes ITUMELENG...

The Color Purple Musical is a must-see for all

The Broadway-staged The Color Purple musical had its opening performance with an all South African cast at the Joburg Theatre on Sunday and The...

Who is Ahed Tamimi and why should South Africans care?

The trip I took to Palestine in December 2014 granted me the opportunity to better understand what life under Israeli occupation looked and felt...

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...

The challenges of publishing in isiZulu are overcome by Izinkanyezi Ezintsha

English literature student Wade Smit, 23, from the University of Cape Town English, recently launched an isiZulu publishing company called Kwasukela Books. Smit has also...

In defense of trashing H&M

The Economic Freedom Fighter protest against H&M stores in South Africa has caused controversy both locally and overseas. People are calling their actions “unnecessary...

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”...

H&M deserves no sympathy – the fashion industry is built on...

In 2013, a multi-storey commercial building in the Bangladeshi capital city of Dhaka collapsed, killing 1135 people and injuring thousands more. The disaster was...

Trashing of H&M stores in South Africa endorsed by EFF top...

Earlier on Saturday, EFF members were seen entering a series of H&M stores - including Sandton in Johannesburg and Century City in Cape Town...

From Libya to Israel, the African migrant faces a dire plight

From the shores of the continent to Europe and Israel, there is no group of people around the world who are more abused and...

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...

Emmanuel Macron can’t seem to stop his Africa gaffes

French President Emmanuel Macron seems determined to carry on the proud tradition of Western leaders making the worst comments about the people of Africa,...

There is no freedom of speech on Facebook, activists say

Facebook has been making headlines globally for temporarily banning users who comment variations of “Men Are Trash” on the site. This is in line...

Wits University medical school disputes claims it is maliciously failing black...

Students at the University of Witwatersrand’s medical school have accused the school of failing black students and accepting bribes to pass certain white students....

Robert Mugabe and Ratko Mladić: white commentary takes up too much...

Following the fall of Robert Mugabe and Ratko Mladić, Kelly-Jo Bluen questions why outsiders feel so assured in their detached analysis on celebration or...
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