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Simphiwe Dana

Simphiwe Dana

    Don't wish the rainbow on Palestine
    Don't wish the rainbow on Palestine
    I have always suspected that most South Africans do not understand what racism is. There is a disconnect between what happened in the past and our...
    Deep Read: 'Corrective' rape and our naked reality
    Deep Read: 'Corrective' rape and our naked reality
    She wore brown dungarees. A yellow T-shirt, Jackie Brown laughing with a poofy afro on her heavy breasts. In her takkies she walked with swagger that...
    Simphiwe Dana: Dear Steve Biko
    Simphiwe Dana: Dear Steve Biko
    In these times of open letters I have decided to pen one to you, and I feel it is long overdue. That we can write open letters without fear or favour...
    The 'Sarah Baartmanisation' of the black body
    The 'Sarah Baartmanisation' of the black body
    Dear Ferial