Monthly Archives: November 2015

DEAR REVOLUTIONARY BLACK MEN: TALKING INTERSECTIONALITY AND DENOUNCING PATRIARCHY!!!

intersectionality

On most occasions when the issue of intersectionality is brought up into the discourse when discussing revolution, so-called black revolutionary men dismiss it as a secondary issue, as well as some women who are spell-bound by patriarchy (because as much

THE FALLACY OF THE NOTION OF ‘PREVIOUSLY DISADVANTAGED’!!

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The term ‘previously disadvantaged’ is often thrown around without discrimination in ‘post’-Apartheid South Africa to describe black South Africans (hereinafter referred to as ‘blacks’) in the new constitutional dispensation. This is highly problematic in that it presupposes that the dismal

TRIBUTE TO DR. LAURETTA NOZIWE NGCOBO!!!

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Programme Director, the Ngcobo Family and Relatives, Ma-Afrika, Friends, Ladies and Gentlemen, we are here to celebrate the life of a mother, sister, freedom fighter, activist in the movement to win political, economic and social equality for women; an author

FREE EDUCATION IS THE ROAD TO SELF-RELIANCE!!!                           

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Education is the most powerful weapon without which the youth of Africa can hardly make any progress in life for themselves and for their Continent. African governments must invest heavily in education if Africa is to fight unemployment successfully and

BENNIE BUNSEE (1935 – 2015): TRIBUTE TO A SOBUKWE-BIKO WARRIOR!!!

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When Steve Biko died, according to the poet, birds never sang, the wind never blew, and clouds never gathered. It is perhaps poetic too to say that when Bennie Bunsee passed on, on the afternoon of Saturday, 10 October 2015,

ON STUDENTS PROTESTS, LAW, VIOLENCE AND MEDIA BIAS!!!

Wits-protest

Ever since the commencement of student protests, beginning with Wits university on Wednesday the 14th of October, which has now, a week later, spread to UCT, Rhodes and other institutions, the students have had to undergo a trial by white