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Lady Skollie: A pussy power prophet delivering us from Good and Evil
Lady Skollie: A pussy power prophet delivering us from Good and Evil
The Bible says that when Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt and into the land of milk and honey, he had been told to do so by the Lord, who...
Prejudice thrives when knowledge systems are biased
Prejudice thrives when knowledge systems are biased
Preceding weeks have seen widespread reaction to the study by Sharné Nieuwoudt, Kasha Elizabeth Dickie, Carla Coetsee, Louise Engelbrecht and...
Slice of life: Skin shapes the way I am
Slice of life: Skin shapes the way I am
Why do I write? Being born as the light-skinned girl in a dark-skinned neighbourhood gives you an interesting perspective. You start to see...
Coloured execs battle to get to the top
Coloured execs battle to get to the top
New research from the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business shows that coloured professionals are struggling to transcend...
Struggle veterans lead the fight against gangsterism
Struggle veterans lead the fight against gangsterism
It started with just one police officer but then more formed a crowd around her. As they forced her to the ground, with bursts of stun grenades...
Race identity policy is irrelevant to ‘new South Africans’
Race identity policy is irrelevant to ‘new South Africans’
The institutional practice of asking people to tick their racial identity on various forms is one mechanism the state uses to organise society into...
PODCAST: De Bijbel
PODCAST: De Bijbel
Like our country, many of us in South Africa have complicated histories. Our ancestral backgrounds are almost always a mix contradicting the simple...
The limits of coloured nationalism
The limits of coloured nationalism
Siqalo is a mostly Xhosa informal settlement in Mitchells Plain, the largest coloured township in Cape Town. Some Siqalo squatters are coloured,...
There’s life in ‘Killing Karoline’
There’s life in ‘Killing Karoline’
KILLING KAROLINE: A MEMOIR by Sara-Jayne King (Jacana Media)
'We're not racist; just give coloureds a chance'
'We're not racist; just give coloureds a chance'
In Klipspruit West, south of Johannesburg, children are playing in the streets in the middle of the day in their pyjamas. Rocks barricade the streets...
Mixed-race realities collide in cinematic self-portrait
Mixed-race realities collide in cinematic self-portrait
‘And for so long I have wanted to escape into the Dream, to fold my country over my head like a blanket. But this has never been an option,...

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