Black Consciousness

 
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...
The essential key to SA’s liberation
The essential key to SA’s liberation
As South Africa and the world commemorate the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth, Nelson Mandela University launched its year-long centenary...
We need to talk about the ‘national question’
We need to talk about the ‘national question’
The hysterical responses by the Democratic Alliance, sociology professor Ashwin Desai, newspaper columnist Justice Malala, the Ahmed Kathrada...
Identity by race does matter
Identity by race does matter
“Race matters. It matters because of the meanings we give to it. How and why race had come to matter, and how and why we continue to make...
Urban land question is also urgent
Urban land question is also urgent
The opening pages of Frantz Fanon’s The Damned of the Earth offer a searing account of the city under settler colonialism. It is “a...
A guide to embarking on an arts career in South Africa
A guide to embarking on an arts career in South Africa
Considering an artistic career in South Africa means entering into an old but all too relevant debate about what art’s role in society should...
Letters to the editor: October 20 to 26 2017
Letters to the editor: October 20 to 26 2017
Twenty-three years into democracy, many challenges persist for South Africa. Inequality has risen, and the economy is still run and managed by...
Biko book takes a few liberties
Biko book takes a few liberties
BIKO’S GHOST: THE ICONOGRAPHY OF BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS by Shannen L Hill (University of Minnesota Press)
Biko’s vision of freedom must be kept alive – especially now
Biko’s vision of freedom must be kept alive – especially now
What is the purpose of reflecting on the life of Black Consciousness leader Steve Bantu Biko 40 years after he was killed by the apartheid...

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