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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.

Hands Off Mshoza & Kelly Khumalo

Hands Off Mshoza & Kelly Khumalo

If your head is weaved with pubic hair taken off some old Indian woman and you wear plastic nails, hands off Mshoza, you hypocrite! The other day I found myself searching for the meaning of the word natural

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.

1976 [Part 1]

1976 [Part 1]

“It was a job you know? Wouldn’t you have done yours had it been yours?” He asked with his old redishly staunch eyes sharply glaring at me. Of course I would have done my job, I just did not want to give him more ammunition and approval so as to say what he did was right.

Intersectionality-A Response

Intersectionality-A Response

If our struggle is truly driven by principle, solidarity and love then what Lorde is saying is not difficult to understand. Unlike the Mpemnyamas who claim that Black Power movements are inherently intersectional, I wish to echo the cry from the many Black feminists and Black gender non-conforming activists within the Fees Must Fall and Rhodes Must Fall movements that “this movement will be intersectional or it will be bullshit”.

Scrap Yard Blues

Scrap Yard Blues

“We live in this community only to serve those who are really living their lives. We fix their cars so that they can carry on with their lives. We live in this community but we are not part of the community. We are dirty from 7am to 7pm. Women don’t want to be seen with mechanics.”

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