Queen Nzinga, brilliant legacy of decolonization  

In honour of the revolutionary contributions of Queen Nzinga who died  353 years ago Black Opinion is reissuing the following statement published on the Black First Land First blog on 17 December 2015. December 17, 1663 is the death date of Queen Nzinga (Nzinga Mbande). On this 352nd anniversary of her death BLF takes the …

Black Agenda on nationalisation and socialization of the mineral and natural resources

By BO Editorial Collective CHAPTER 22 of the BLACK AGENDA on nationalisation and socialization of the mineral and natural resources calls for democratizing the economy through nationalization of 100% of the commanding heights. This will translate into direct ownership by the people. In this context the state will only regulate the people’s collective ownership. Let’s …

Who was Tsietsi Mashinini?: An incomplete biography

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion republishes this short and incomplete biography of one of the leaders of the June 16, Black Power uprising. The young heroes of the uprising, inspired by the Black Consciousness movement, had the country on standstill and fought diligently for liberation of black people. We republish this short biography in …

Black Agenda on Black Socialism

Featured Image: black radical Trinidadian thinker, CLR James By BO Editorial Collective CHAPTER 6 of the BLACK AGENDA on black socialism, which is inspired by the ideas of black consciousness, calls for a total overhaul of the anti-black system – while centralizing  black interests, experiences and aspirations – and replacing it with a system that is …

Sankara Tlokwe Pamphlet

Featured image: Mpho Matsitle (author of Celibacy and other little cute things), Andile Mngxitama (Sankara Publishers), Mbe Mbhele (author of Crazy father and other very short lies) at Rutanang. Click link to download: Sankara – Tlokwe Pamphlet

Biko and the Problematic of Presence by Frank B. Wilderson III

by BO staff writer date: 11 April 2016 Birthday Special On Frank Wilderson’s Birthday The following piece was first published in “Chicken Bones: A Journal For Literary & Artistic African-American Themes”. In celebration of Frank B Wilderson’s birthday today Black Opinion  is republishing it hereunder: “Biko and the Problematic of Presence By Frank B. Wilderson, …