A global police state – the military arm for capital interests – marginalises, controls and subjugates millions of people considered surplus humanity
Engineering students are best prepared for the shift in gear, but they will need to learn to change lanes
The idea of displaying solidarity by posting a black square on Instagram hijacked the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag with a performative display of allyship
Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it
Whiteness once again robs black and brown South Africans of their legacy by reducing it to ‘Braai Day’
Colin Kaepernick staged his first silent protest during the team’s third preseason game
As much as artists might rebel against it, art fairs and private enterprise are the new drivers
“Because I am a young, black boy and in the US they kill us,” he answered solemnly.
The poet is honoured to join the ranks of Hugh Masekela, Abdullah Ibrahim and Miriam Makeba.
And now citizens face the prospect of a president who will tilt the country towards white supremacy
Monday prevailed on a sombre note as we mourned the passing of Khwezi, whose real name was Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo.
The Lists this week were compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela and senior arts writer Kwanele Sosibo.
A state of emergency was declared after second night of unrest as protests flared after yet another police officer shot and killed a black man.
Ahead of a speaking tour of South Africa, cultural critic Greg Tate talks about #BlackLivesMatter and the burgeoning Afropunk aesthetic.
A film studies lecturer and filmmaker explains why Spike Lee’s “Do The Right Thing” is one of the director’s most influential films.
Posts with feelings of sadness more likely to spur people into action over Black Lives Matter, study says.
Statistics prove that South Africa’s police are deadlier than their American counterparts. And they’re also more likely to die.
People across the African continent are already questioning what space they have in the American-based movement, writes Ra’eesa Pather.
Fifty years since the Selma march to demand voting rights for African-Americans in the South, new laws could disenfranchise poor black people anew.
Twitter protest hashtag is overwhelming victor in American Dialect Society’s annual poll of language experts.