Black Consciousness

 
The struggle and the arts’ flowering
The struggle and the arts’ flowering
HISTORYIt is a truism that major social upheavals and changes are often preceded by a flourishing of the arts. This is also true about South...
Buy black and you'll never go back
Buy black and you'll never go back
Black consciousness is finding a new voice – through funky T-shirts and weaves – as young South Africans take their politics to the world of...
Beyond Beyoncé: Politics of a pop-culture icon
Beyond Beyoncé: Politics of a pop-culture icon
She is the artist who has launched a thousand thinkpieces. Everything that Beyoncé does is extensively critiqued. Her songs and their accompanying...
Greed and poverty in the wake of Biko
Greed and poverty in the wake of Biko
The period of reflection on the life of Steve Biko puts those who cherish his legacy in a precarious position. Many of us have resorted to throwing...
Black man, white man: you are both on your own
Black man, white man: you are both on your own
A cluster of rickety shacks and neat brick houses cling to the rolling hills of the Klipgat settlement, northwest of Pretoria.
Steve Biko in five quotes
Steve Biko in five quotes
Steve Bantu Biko was born on December 12 1946. He was an anti-apartheid activist during the 1960s and 1970s and founder of the Black...
Racism and the Whiteness Default
Racism and the Whiteness Default
I was invited to debate Pretoria University political philosophy lecturer, Dr Louise Mabille, at the Café Riche in Pretoria on Friday. I...
Opinion: Intellectual #fail - Mngxitama threatens violence
Opinion: Intellectual #fail - Mngxitama threatens violence
Two black consciousness commentators. One newspaper. A battle to the death.
Biko would not vote for Ramphele
Biko would not vote for Ramphele
We South Africans like to rely on heroes to save us, to save our souls and to save our country. Our latest self-appointed hero is Mamphela...
We have to unlearn racism
We have to unlearn racism
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Black consciousness: Time to breach the white hole of oppression
Black consciousness: Time to breach the white hole of oppression
Many arguments have arisen out of the article by Gillian Schutte titled "

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