Bhekizizwe Peterson

Conversing across a century with thinker, author and politician Sol T Plaatje

Plaatje encouraged independent thought. He felt that a critical disposition coupled with empirical evidence & public accountability was indispensable.

‘Native life’ 100 after Sol Plaatje published it

Edited extract of the editors’ introduction in ‘Sol Plaatje’s Native Life in South Africa: Past and Present’ (Wits University Press).

The struggle and the arts’ flowering

The 40th anniversary of June ’76 is the right time to honour artists who helped shape the new SA, writes Bhekizizwe Peterson.

What filmmakers can learn from Steve

Artists are not only reporters, but also interpreters and social actors, writes Bhekizizwe Peterson.

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