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Bereka Mosadi

Bereka Mosadi

And while we spend precious time beautifying ourselves in front of the mirror, for his amusement of course - we do not see the truth. We brush our expensive hair strands carefully, colour our lips and pout, and turn to admire the castle built around us.

I’m Not Your Size

I’m Not Your Size

I am always careful and wary of my surroundings, for my daily commute on foot from Noord to Bree Taxi Rank carries potential terror for my kind. But on one morning I am less vigilant; my mind is burdened with personal troubles that kept me awake the night before.

Imbibing White Supremacy In The Comfort Of Our Living Rooms

Imbibing White Supremacy In The Comfort Of Our Living Rooms

A lot of times when we Blacks talk about the system of white supremacy, we often talk about it as something that is located somewhere far away, and not present in the things we do on a daily basis in our homes and other personal person spaces.The truth is that we are as much a part of the system of white supremacy as it is a part of us.

Racism: An Education

Racism: An Education

Racism is not about being called kaffir, nigger or monkey. It is not about bananas being thrown at you at a soccer match or being taunted with monkey sounds.

Black Tinder

Black Tinder

Disharmony among the ranks of male professional blacks fills the air with unease not too dissimilar to that of being black in that province with bicycle lanes and De Klerk Boulevard. Suitable places to meet women are becoming limited. For peers in their late twenties and early thirties, the appeal of clubs and bars has long lost its taste.

1976 [Part2]

1976 [Part2]

We are having a discussion about Reconciliation and its purpose. Derik makes his point and I understand where he comes from. He argues that if this country is originally for the so-called Africans, then what about him and his likes. He asks where they should go to because this is home to them.