Patriarchal and racist institutional culture at universities must be challenged visibly, a conference for women working in higher education has heard.
No Taylor Swift, it’s not okay for white pop stars to twerk and otherwise appropriate black culture, writes Verashni Pillay. And here’s why.
Peaceful protests have resumed in Ferguson after the fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown by a police officer.
Why is it okay to call a black DA member a ‘house negro’? How is it any different to the racism you’re supposedly decrying, asks Verashni Pillay.
The ruling party needs to see such views as defects in our social cohesion and a residual apartheid effect. The solution must go beyond KwaZulu-Natal.
Police officer Darren Wilson has not been seen in public since shooting Michael Brown, and black Americans doubt whether he will face justice.
The St Louis suburb of Ferguson enters its fifth day of unrest as police crackdown on demonstrators protesting the killing of an unarmed black teen.
The SA team faces England in the World Schools Debating Championships after taking flack for its show of support for the Palestinian people.
Tensions have risen in the St Louis suburb where Michael Brown (18) was shot multiple times by a police officer.
Two white university students charged with racism and expelled from res for dressing up as domestic workers exposes racial fault lines on campus.
Johnny Masilela relates the tale of a young working-class Afrikaner with no job prospects on account of his being too white and too male.
Can the anti-racist struggle keep up with racism's capacity to reinvent itself again and again? Yes - we can "recall" anti-racism and adjust it.
What do you get when you put 60 intellectuals from all over the world on a bus for 47 hours on a mission to think and unthink history?
The ANC has let the most reactionary sectors of white society off the hook while chasing away those progressive and antiracist whites.
The legacy of racialism requires much more than simply a commitment to a nonracial society.
The class of class struggle is much more than just an objective measure of poverty or wealth, of inequality or economic power.
Black people who forget they are black suffer, writes Andile Mngxitama.
The subtext that black people are incompetent is widespread and racist and must be addressed, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.