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Obama’s Tweet Quoting Nelson Mandela Is the Most Liked Tweet of All Time

Obama's tweet currently has more than 4 million likes.

Four days ago, ex-US president Barack Obama tweeted, “‘No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…’”

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Ahmed Kathrada, Champion of the South African Freedom Struggle, Has Passed Away

South African anti-apartheid revolutionary,Ahmed Kathadra, has passed away at the age of 87.

Ahmed Kathrada, champion of the South African freedom struggle has passed away at the age of 87.

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Arts + Culture

From Ubuntu to Xenophobia: What It's Like to be Black and Foreign in South Africa

As xenophobic rhetoric re-appears in South Africa, we take a look at what it means to be on the other side of the hate.

If you didn’t already know, part of being black in 2017 involves listening to spiritually uplifting songs, like “Alright” by Kendrick Lamar. So, while rapping along on my way to work early the other morning, I was shocked by a buzz from my phone:

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