racism

 
Editorial: Othering is apartheid
Editorial: Othering is apartheid
It’s hard to imagine what it must be like to be a pupil at the Rustenburg Girls’ Junior School in Cape Town’s Rondebosch. The teachers are...
Rustenburg High shows up its junior school
Rustenburg High shows up its junior school
While concerned parents continue to urge transformation at Rustenburg Girls’ Junior School (RGJS), Rustenburg Girls’ High School (RGHS) has...
Vicki Momberg case postponed until next year
Vicki Momberg case postponed until next year
Former real estate agent Vicki Momberg, who was convicted in connection with a racist rant, has appeared briefly in the Randburg Magistrate's...
Cape school accused of coercing black teacher to resign
Cape school accused of coercing black teacher to resign
A grade five pupil at a school in the pristine southern suburbs of Cape Town asked a flabbergasted parent “Are black teachers real teachers?”...
Meet Sam Okyere: 'The most famous black man in South Korea'
Meet Sam Okyere: 'The most famous black man in South Korea'
To many viewers in South Korea, Sam's singing voice is hugely familiar. You can find him on some of the country's most famous variety shows and he...
Go to the root to eradicate racism
Go to the root to eradicate racism
South Africa probably enjoys some of the best legislative and policy protection against racial discrimination in the world. Our Constitution set in...
Land reform needs laws and imagination
Land reform needs laws and imagination
If there is any lesson to be learned from the past 23 years of South Africa’s trial and error experiment with constitutionalism, it is that...
Word 'boer' not racist or racially offensive — ConCourt
Word 'boer' not racist or racially offensive — ConCourt
The word "boer" is not racist or racially offensive, but is "inappropriate" when used in certain struggle songs.
Why jobs should never trump human dignity
Why jobs should never trump human dignity
Many many years ago when I was 12 years old in Zimbabwe, I had a good friend named Charlie who stayed in my neighbourhood. Charlie and I used to...
Ugly power of whiteness
Ugly power of whiteness
This week, businessperson Adam Catzavelos recorded himself reporting — with some glee — that his sojourn on a Greek beach was bereft of...
Class the DNA of society
Class the DNA of society
Is class, rather than race, the key to understanding today’s South Africa? Complexity has been the theme of a number of recent Mail &...
SA adopting colonial categories of people drives racial divide
SA adopting colonial categories of people drives racial divide
Three controversies with racial overtones took place recently: tensions between coloured and black people in Siqalo in Mitchells Plain; the debate...

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