race issues

 
From candid to can-do? The joke’s on us
From candid to can-do? The joke’s on us
I was recently walking along the Sea Point promenade with my friend Darrel, minding my own business. Minding one’s own business is harder in Sea...
White man, you're on your own
White man, you're on your own
A year ago, I knocked myself out in a fall. Afterwards, I looked exactly like a battered woman: black eyes, missing teeth, split lips. In this...
Is identity South Africa’s be-all and end-all?
Is identity South Africa’s be-all and end-all?
September 17 2015. I flew from my home in Uganda and found myself, for the first time, in Johannesburg, South Africa. It was the start of a...
SA loves its jokes deep fried in race
SA loves its jokes deep fried in race
By his own admission, Daniel Friedman, otherwise known as Deep Fried Man, the comic and satirist, was "plump" at high school. He realised it made...
Blacks gave whites the gift of freedom
Blacks gave whites the gift of freedom
The two excellent articles on race and racism on January 9 by William Gumede (
Justices fail to give a legal test for implementing equity fairly
Justices fail to give a legal test for implementing equity fairly
Questions about equality, race and equity in the workplace are difficult and emotive, Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke said in his introduction...
Class, race and the new native
Class, race and the new native
The single most important transformation brought about by the end of apartheid was an acceleration in turning South African society from a society of...
No 'darkie' sarcasm in the class struggle
No 'darkie' sarcasm in the class struggle
A friend of mine was having a late lunch at one of the family-food franchises when he witnessed something that made him do a double-take: two...
[Video]M&G Hangout: DA and ANC youth leaders battle it out
[Video]M&G Hangout: DA and ANC youth leaders battle it out
Our live debate between the DA and ANC youth leadership evolved from discussing the youth vote to race issues in the DA and corruption in the ANC.
'History Doesn't Laugh' for Willis Thomas
'History Doesn't Laugh' for Willis Thomas
I met Hank Willis Thomas for the first time last year at his studio while on a month-long fellowship in New York City. Most of the trip felt a lot...
All gender but zero representation
All gender but zero representation
In a world dominated by the privileged, we continue to see instances of debate around people and subjects without them being present to express...

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