Black Consciousness

 
#FeesMustFall charges were politically motivated and concocted
#FeesMustFall charges were politically motivated and concocted
Some activists in the movement are rewarded for their role in the struggle for free, decolonised education; others are imprisoned. Khanya...
‘Land or Death’: BLF fails to defend slogan
‘Land or Death’: BLF fails to defend slogan
Context largely determines the legal decision on whether a publication or communication constitutes hate speech. This is seen in the 2018 case of...
Cyril plays a careful game
Cyril plays a careful game
"I’m an enigma, you know,” Cyril Ramaphosa said to Anthony Butler at one point when Butler was talking to him about writing his biography. As...
Danger in restricting knowledge
Danger in restricting knowledge
As a seven-year-old child living in a township in Cape Town called Gugulethu, on a street called NY 108, I was confronted with a lesson in how...
A speech with a galvanizing effect
A speech with a galvanizing effect
In April 1972, the University of the North (now the University of Limpopo, nicknamed Turfloop) graduated its third class as a fully autonomous...
A Black Aesthetic lacks rigour
A Black Aesthetic lacks rigour
Poised to put black modernist artists on the map, the Standard Bank Art Gallery took on the mammoth task of rescuing works from their exclusionary...
An open letter to the readers of Adam Habib's 'Rebels and Rage'
An open letter to the readers of Adam Habib's 'Rebels and Rage'
The vice-chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand has written a book. 
Many memories make history
Many memories make history
My father’s mother — my “Amma”— turned 80 last year. To celebrate, my family decided to take her to Cape Town for the first time...
Letters to the Editor: September 21 to 27
Letters to the Editor: September 21 to 27
I am one of those South Africans who is angry and deeply saddened by the brutal murder last week of 24-year-old teacher Gadimang Mokolobate from...
How our heritage is reduced to ash
How our heritage is reduced to ash
As a person of colour I feel confident that most of us have experienced the galling effect of a white person centring their narrative when we...
Our True Humanity — Ramaphosa delivers Biko lecture
Our True Humanity — Ramaphosa delivers Biko lecture
Speaking at the annual Steve Biko lecture, President Cyril Ramaphosa called for South Africans to work towards a true humanity, while recalling his...

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