identity

 
Slice of life: I escaped my dark skin box
Slice of life: I escaped my dark skin box
I was in grade four. I went to school in town but I lived in a township, so I had to use public transport to and from school.
Adopt strategies that address plight of ‘invisible’ children
Adopt strategies that address plight of ‘invisible’ children
A name, an official identity, and a nationality recognised by everyone: most of us take these things for granted. Yet, for nearly a quarter-billion...
Africa’s identity begins at home
Africa’s identity begins at home
After all we have been through, we still don’t get to define our own continent. This holds us back
Slice of life: ‘I sought my own slave saint’
Slice of life: ‘I sought my own slave saint’
It starts as a child. I was born to a single mom and I only met my father when I was in my 40s. My family is all mixed.
Safely embrace  ‘hoe is life’
Safely embrace  ‘hoe is life’
There have been times when I wondered why being queer felt, socially, like a hot mess. Sure, there were the confusing-sexuality times, being...
Samuel spoke because of the man who stayed in the shadows
Samuel spoke because of the man who stayed in the shadows
My colleague Samuel* is the sixth-born son of Ezekiel*, who had two families in the same neighbourhood of Katlehong in Germiston, a town southeast...
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,...
Letters to the editor: February 24 to March 2 2017
Letters to the editor: February 24 to March 2 2017
The revelation by the Competition Commission into the currency fixing by major banks exposed a litany of corruption in the financial sector that...
Isn't identity informed by experience?
Isn't identity informed by experience?
In the midst of the turmoil in the Philosophical Society of South Africa (PSSA), I read with interest the
Who has authority to talk about identity?
Who has authority to talk about identity?
The philosophical community of South Africa was rocked by allegations of racism at the annual meeting of the Philosophical Society of South Africa...
Important education lessons from Havana
Important education lessons from Havana
Cuban educationalist Tania Morales de la Cruz, professor of education at the University of Matanzas, understands how the chasms between South...

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