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The Dube Birds Will Fly Again (of love, loss and resurrection)

The real reasons, as everyone in that house knew, were that my uncle was a gangster and a known tsotsi, with many enemies, and she couldn’t or wouldn’t trust him to bring me back in one piece. My gran’s place was where we spent our school holidays, my parents having moved to Swaziland (now called Eswatini), shortly after the birth of my older brother.

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Let Us Pray

Our Mother and Fathers in The World of Spirits hallowed be your names let your memory come to us and our offspring let your good will be done here on earth as it is done in the world of spirits give us this day our daily resolve and fortitude to live and never forsake our life's commitment to the liberation of our race, the Black race

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Black Middle Class Indifference to Covid-19

Just as in the case of the Marikana Uprising, one of the things that the outbreak of the Corona Virus has laid bare is the nauseating detachment, ignorance, cowardice and downright cruelty of Black people (like me), who are strangely classified as middle class. Something that some euphemistically describe as 'Black privilege'.

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Sithunyiwe, Asizithumanga

In my humble view, principled solidarity among us, is our most potent weapon. I am not interested in wasting my time, data or energy by engaging in egocentric debates with fellow Black people, purely on the basis that they belong to this or that political party.

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