Op-Ed

Finding Biko: The Spirit of Black Consciousness Lives Among Born-Free South Africans

An in-depth look into how Steve Biko and the Black Consciousness Movement lives on through the born-free's fallist movements.

“All three of us grabbed Biko and we took him to one corner of the room and ran with him into the wall...His head hit the wall first.”

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Op-Ed

#FeesMustFall: The Threat of the Penis and the Gun in South Africa’s Revolutionary Spaces

South Africa’s student protest spaces are rife with instances of sexual and physical assault, only a fraction of which have come to light.

The revolution has always been a belligerent space with so much fire and viva one can barely sleep for all the high octane energy running through your blood. Being anti-establishment is never a safe place to be. More often than not you can end up on the wrong end of a stun gun, a smoke bomb or, in the case of women and queer people in the #FeesMustFall movement, a penis. South Africa’s student protest spaces are rife with instances of sexual and physical assault, only a fraction of which have actually come to light.

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Film

A Powerful New Documentary Investigates The Myth Of The Rainbow Nation

Watch the trailer for 'The People Versus The Rainbow Nation,' a new film by Lebogang Rasethaba and produced by Allison Swank.

Photo by Imraan Christian. South Africa's #NationalShutDown on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, in Cape Town (Courtesy of the photographer)

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Rhodes Has Fallen [Photos]

On April 9, 2015, students gathered at a mass meeting at the University of Cape Town to see the statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes finally fall.

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