Tag Archives: University of Cape Town

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 FEES AND DECOLONISATION ISSUES AT WITS, UCT & OTHER VARSITIES

Source: Mail & Gurdian

In 1929, Belgian Surrealist artist, Rene Magritte completed a painting of a smoking pipe and titled it: The treachery of images. The caption of the image: This is not a pipe (translated from French – Ceci n’est pas une pipe.).

DEAR DR. LONG……BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS IS MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER!!!

Steve Biko

In his article published in the Cape Times of 7 July 2015, Dr. Wahbie Long, Senior lecturer at the University of Cape Town wonders if Black Consciousness is still relevant in a post-apartheid polity that is twenty-one years in the

OPEN LETTER TO RHODES UNIVERSITY COUNCIL: RENAME UNIVERSITY TO RM SOBUKWE UNIVERSITY

sOBUKWE

The student uproar taking place at Rhodes University and at the University of Cape Town (UCT) over the statues of Cecil John Rhodes are indeed interesting and promising that our students and youth in general are now AWAKENING. As pan

WHY RHODES STATUE MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN!!

Cecil-John-Rhodes’-statue

A war of words is raging between Africans and whites in South Africa, about the statue of Cecil John Rhodes at the University of Cape Town. It is surprising that it is only now that many Africans are beginning to

WHERE ARE WE GOING?

“Never before have questioners asked their question in such dolorous tones or rephrased their question in such despairing words: Can man survive?” These words come from Professor Carroll Quigley’s book, Tragedy & Hope, published by The Macmillan Company, New York,