The race issue

The race issue

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The new currency
The new currency
As blacks consolidated their political power after 1994, whites fortified their position in the economic sector.
Can't do without the racists
Can't do without the racists
We need racists, or at the very least people who think in terms of race, because somebody has got to suffer, writes Chris Roper.
In black and white
In black and white
Why are none of the ministers appointed to key economic portfolios in Zuma's Cabinet black? Julius Malema's question has caused a debate on race.
Still just another dorpie
Still just another dorpie
A dejected mongrel slumps on the sunlit, polished stoep of a three-roomed RDP house in Tshing township, Ventersdorp.
Words don't come easy
Words don't come easy
Forget democracy and nonracialism. What we need is a whole new language, writes Andile Mngxitama.
Being black in the DA
Being black in the DA
Being a person of colour in the DA is not for sissies. Mandy Rossouw talks to some party members.
'Ballet doesn't identify colour, it identifies talent'
'Ballet doesn't identify colour, it identifies talent'
The black body is not suited to ballet, dancer Thoriso Magongwa was told by choreographer Martin Schönberg at the Ballet Theatre Afrikan.
A whiter shade of pale
A whiter shade of pale
Humbling, enervating, mystifying -- race is a twisted choreographer that plays silent havoc with our days.
Smoke, Coke and mirrors
Smoke, Coke and mirrors
Here's my thing. Black South Africa and white South Africa remain just that -- two separate countries.
Maties' slow dance to integration
Maties' slow dance to integration
Nine years after graduating, I am back at Admin B, this time to meet Russel Botman, theologian, former UDF activist and Stellenbosch University's firs

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