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Pretoria Girls High will study education department's report on racism
Pretoria Girls High will study education department's report on racism
Pretoria High School for Girls (PHSG) is studying a report presented to them by the department of education into allegations of racism, it said on...
The week that was: Spring Day, Bey Day and everything in between
The week that was: Spring Day, Bey Day and everything in between
Spring, last week, came with a confetti of quotes, memes and moods competing against one another for the cool. It came with a partial eclipse which...
Several state and private schools have bans on dreadlocks, Afros and braids
Several state and private schools have bans on dreadlocks, Afros and braids
A ban on learners sporting Afros, dreadlocks and braids is still in place at several state and private schools despite a fierce storm erupting on...
Sans Souci Girls’ High School pupils protest against 'discriminatory' code of conduct
Sans Souci Girls’ High School pupils protest against 'discriminatory' code of conduct
Pupils at Sans Souci Girls’ High School in Cape Town have joined the growing number of high school pupils who are calling for discriminatory codes...
The Rainbow Nation myth is coming apart – and the onus is not on our kids to fix it
The Rainbow Nation myth is coming apart – and the onus is not on our kids to fix it
BODY LANGUAGEAs a collective we owe South African schoolgirls an apology and spirited action. In 2016, girls who cannot vote or legally enter...
It's not just about hair: Racism at Pretoria Girl's High is bigger than one school
It's not just about hair: Racism at Pretoria Girl's High is bigger than one school
Black South Africans found a space to discuss the insidious racism at ex-Model C schools using the hashtag #StopRacismAtPretoriaGirlsHigh...
From slavery to colonialism and school rules: A history of myths about black hair
From slavery to colonialism and school rules: A history of myths about black hair
“Your hair feels like pubic hair.” That was one of the first insults that someone hurled at my hair. She was a junior at my school. She would...
#PGHS: Panyaza Lesufi suspends hair policy, orders probe into alleged racism
#PGHS: Panyaza Lesufi suspends hair policy, orders probe into alleged racism
Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has instituted an investigation at Pretoria High School for Girls to get to the bottom of the issues that...
Hair, white assimilation, and the girls who are rejecting it
Hair, white assimilation, and the girls who are rejecting it
There’s been an outpouring of support for the black girls at Pretoria Girls High School, but there’s also been bafflement and more discrimination. It’s just a school policy to straighten their hair, some have argued, but it’s more than that: it is the protection of white...
​#CulturePop: Teacher don’t teach me nonsense: The right to speak our truths
​#CulturePop: Teacher don’t teach me nonsense: The right to speak our truths
Speaking is political. It is to break silence. It is to protest. It is to say “no”.
Pretoria Girls High School pupil: I was instructed to fix myself as if I was broken
Pretoria Girls High School pupil: I was instructed to fix myself as if I was broken
It was a day when black students at Pretoria Girls High School were finally holding their school to account for racism. Gauteng education MEC...

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