The cosmetics industry is still blatantly promoting the noxious idea that light is right.
The subtext that black people are incompetent is widespread and racist and must be addressed, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
Gender rights are being dealt a further blow by leaders' inertia in rescuing the Nigerian teens from Boko Haram militants, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
Remembering a fearful childhood encounter just brings home how far freedom has brought us, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
Young women need to realise when the language of love turns into the language of control, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
The president should have pulled a sickie on the evening he was to deliver a business ethics award, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
The public rushes pell-mell to pore over tales told by pale males, yet scorns deeper societal tragedies, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
Blaming Satanism for the horror in South Africa is useless; we must talk about it and find answers, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
Helen Zille and Mamphela Ramphele took a misguided risk because they're politicians, not because they're women, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
As a nation, we need to fulfil and embody the promise that the likes of Reverend Tiyo Soga and former president Nelson Mandela saw in our country.