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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