Real Talk with Andile Mngxitama

By BO Staff Writer Watch below two short videos of the National Convenor of the Black First Land First movement, Andile Mngxitama discussing the importance of the Land Question and the origins of the Freedom Charter. The videos are courtesy of RealTalkSA.  On the Land Question: On the Freedom Charter:

Freedom Charter And Constitution Will Protect Us, We Are Told

Featured image: Black people stand in line to vote for the first time on 27 April 1994, in the hope of ending the racist apartheid regime.  By Yerushka Chetty This generation is told “freedom is coming”. Twenty two years ago we were told “freedom has arrived, we are now free”. We were given a new constitution …

Who Is Lord Robin Renwick Julius Malema’s Handler From London?

By BO Staff Writer During October 2015, the top leadership of the ostensible “Marxist-Leninist” parliamentary party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) led by its “Commander in Chief” Julius Malema took a tour to London where they met amongst others, ‘Lord’ Robin Renwick. The meeting with Renwick and other representatives of imperialism happened under the secret rule called the “Chatham …

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, …