Op-Ed

Moving Through the World as a Young Black, Queer, Transgender Artist

Tiger Maremela pens an essay inspired by #OxfordEddiecated, a movement to get South African disability rights activist Eddie Ndopu to Oxford.

In the op-ed below, Tiger Maremela, a young black, queer and non-binary transgender artist, pens an essay inspired by #OxfordEddiecated, a movement to get 25-year-old disability rights activist Eddie Ndopu to Oxford. Ndopu recently became the first African with a disability accepted to Oxford, and although he was awarded a scholarship, the scholarship doesn't cover his disability-related costs. #OxfordEddiecated aims to raise more than R500,000 to cover the outstanding costs associated with Ndopu's admission.

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The "Myth Of The Rainbow Nation" Exposed By This Young South African Digital Artist

22-year-old South African artist Tiger Maremela examines the facade of the 'Rainbow Nation' through digital art.

The Republic of South Africa. The Rainbow Nation. An insipid idea birthed under the naive belief that reconciliation would mend all fences and every man, woman and child of every race, culture and creed would live in a post-racial society devoid of the remnants of almost 100 years of oppression and discrimination.

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