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#RhodesMustFall: The View from Zimbabwe

Cecil John Rhodes couldn’t have imagined, when he was setting up the template for Apartheid and furthering British imperialism in Africa over a century ago, that one day a statue…..

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I hate SPUR!

I hate SPUR! Assuming that there are those who do not know, SPUR Steak Ranches is a restaurant chain themed around Native North American culture very popular in South Africa……

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#ICANTBREATHE

One morning last semester at John Jay College in New York City, I asked my students how many of them had ever been stopped by the police. All of them…..

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Remembering Slavery in South Africa

“I recognized Cape Town the first time I saw it,” Deborah Thomas revealed at a lecture she gave in the city in July 2014. A sociologist who works in Jamaica,…..