The former EFF MP is guilty of a crude reductionism that contributes nothing to a nonracial society
Mmusi Maimane is too easily influenced by his white "puppet masters", according to some party members.
Laws alone are not enough but the Constitution does reveal what it is to be a new South African
Readers write in about racism, land reform, health care reform and water leaks.
Some utterances are banned by law and cannot be defended by claiming it is an individual's right.
The structures that underpin racial bigotry must be understood, undone and cast aside.
Sparrow received threats after her "monkey" comment on Facebook went viral. What does the law say?
Social media lesson 101: If you post something bigotted you will be digitally sjambokked by the Twitter backlash. This is not obvious to everyone.
The only way to break the back of white supremacy is to give back the land.
There are a number of trends, attitudes and phenomena that we could quite happily do without this year, thank you very much, writes Gus Silber.
The notorious estate agent may well face sanctions by SA's judicial system if a case of hate speech brought against her finds its way to the courts.
South Africa's coloured population is still moored between the binaries of black and white.
Swedish fashion retailer H&M has just launched in SA, but has already managed to alienate the country's 80% black population in just 140 characters.
Again, as when the Black Lawyers Association was formed, and as Steve Bantu Biko observed, we are on our own.
The frontrunner in Guatemala’s presidential election was until recently best known as a comedian who performed in blackface.
It’s been said the black woman in American society has two strikes against her: being born a woman and being born black.
She holds all grand slam titles again, but the greatest female tennis star is still being punished for being an unapologetically strong black woman.
South Africans are spewing vitriol on a website that is said to be stoking the fires of hate crimes.
Liberalism was built on a distinction between the 'civilized' and the 'barbarian' - and still is, today.