Toni Morrison

The intimacy of Toni Morrison

A new documentary examines the ‘Beloved’ author’s wider political and artistic signficance

Accra: An Outsider’s Brief Perspective

"Maybe we see possibilities in each other’s countries that we don’t see in our own."

The fraternity of lived genius

Author Toni Morrison’s words set high new standards for ethics

EDITORIAL: Morrison’s grace of imagination

Toni Morrison exists beyond the confines of literature, offering her works as part of a canon that should exist as a blueprint for a free existence.

Dear Toni, thank you for seeing us

"Her literary contributions relentlessly acknowledged, humanised and canonised the many variations of black femmehood"

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may

Women, celebrate achievements besides those of marrying and having babies

Unplug me from fallacious arguments about race

The debate on race can only be meaningful if we listen and consider that we might be wrong

Flying home: He was always free

When Hugh Masekela blew his trumpet, you felt as if you were watching a human being in full flight

Eight years of Obama through Coates

The voice of America’s racial conscience has some words regarding Barack Obama’s tenure

Toni Morrison’s Beloved, 30 years later

With her intricate writing of physical suffering and supernatural torment, Toni Morrison vividly paints the pain of slavery

Peace talks mediated by music, being Insecure and Morrison wisdom are on our Lists

The Lists this week were compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela and senior arts writer Kwanele Sosibo.

‘Beyoncé is an event’, helping us decide a new way of being

Through her, we can think of a lineage of beautiful, black, brilliant women usurping power in an antiblack, antifemale world, writes Danielle Bowler.

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Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.