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Prejudice thrives when knowledge systems are biased

Notions of superior Western and scientific understanding need to be challenged

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'

Coloured execs battle to get to the top

Research suggests that a complex crisis of identity is at the heart of the problem

Face the challenge of racial ambiguity

Understanding who we coloured people are and not trying to fit into one race group or another is the way to the future

Race identity policy is irrelevant to ‘new South Africans’

Immigrants self-identify differently – and they can help their new country become truly nonracial

PODCAST: De Bijbel

In this Sound Africa podcast, Candice Nolan tries to find the answers she is looking for by looking in an old bible

The limits of coloured nationalism

Gatvol Capetonian is a coloured ultra-nationalist organisation but here’s the kicker: their racist culprit is the post-apartheid government

There’s life in ‘Killing Karoline’

A particularly South African kind of shame raises questions of home, belonging and mixed identity in this remarkable memoir

‘We’re not racist; just give coloureds a chance’

Protests disrupted schooling in Klipspruit West after a black principal was brought into the largely coloured area

Mixed-race realities collide in cinematic self-portrait

‘Mixed Space’ is a short film that delves, through the participants, into mixed-race people’s views of themselves and identities given to them

Twenty-three people live in a two-bedroom flat in Eldos

Three families in too little space: "We literally fight for this room."

‘Uprising’ prediction comes true

In the same week the UN was looking into claims that coloured people were gatvol, rioting erupted.

​Rights group fights for coloured people at UN session

Camissa has taken its discrimination argument to the UN Human Rights Council.

Letters to the editor: December 4 to 8 2015

Readers write in about coloured people's position, breaking the ANC's leadership spelle, and the independent press.

Don’t tell me who I am, black man

South Africa's coloured population is still moored between the binaries of black and white.

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