Again, beware of the power of whiteness

By Andile Mngxitama Beware of White Power. You will find the “woke” doing everything to avoid fighting white supremacy. Whites are in charge – but blacks are so scared of the real oppressor that they do everything to avoid fighting the real enemy. Blacks are elevating all the secondary contradictions. They say, for instance: i. …

Sunday Word: Beware Of White Power

By Andile Mngxitama White supremacy/racism/anti-blackness is an oppressive power reality which is a moving target. It’s always on the move; always mutating; always assimilating; always adapting – but NEVER changing its real character. It may even make concessions and compromises. Black people have to develop their Black Consciousness (BC) into a living set of tools …

Our revolutionary values

Thomas Sankara. Image credit: Goodread Biography By Andile Mngxitama Our fight against land thieves and white monopoly capital (WMC) is not an excuse to promote looting of the poor so as to sponsor the addiction to the conspicuous consumption of luxury designer brands such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Range Rover. We subscribe to and …

June 16, Black Power Day – panel discussion

Khotso Seatlholo (left), Tsietsi Mashinini (right) By Andile Mngxitama Tsietsi Mashinini, the chairperson of the Soweto Students’ Representative Council (SSRC), and his deputy Khotso Seatlholo were members of the South African Students’ Movement (SASM). Both the SSRC and SASM were among the 18 Black Consciousness-affiliated organisations banned on 19 October 1977. After the June 16 …

Ramaphosa’s anti racism campaign, an insult to Biko, Floyd and Khosa

By Andile Mngxitama Cyril Ramaphosa and the African National Congress (ANC) alliance’s anti-racism campaign is an insult to Steve Biko, George Floyd and Collins Khosa. The campaign is an haphazard affair meant to essentially take our eyes away from the complicity of the Ramaphosa administration in racism. Racism is flourishing under Ramaphosa from the arrogance …