Debate on Christianity & colonialism: an invitation to think Freedom

By Andile Mngxitama On 24 May 2020 we went live on the Blacks Can’t Be Racist Facebook page and debated the topic of Christianity and colonialism/decoloniality. We canvassed many vexed questions flowing from my essay “Blacks Can’t Be Racist“ including: how was Christianity introduced to South Africa (SA) and what was the purpose of that; can …

Christianity and colonialism

By Andile Mngxitama How was Christianity introduced to South Africa (SA)? What was the purpose? In Blacks Can’t Be Racist I provide an historical account of how Christianity was introduced in SA as part of the colonial project that inaugurated a cultural genocide. Christianity and western education are the terrible twins colonialism. Tomorrow (24 May …

”New” evidence in Zuma case: BLF President Mngxitama responds

Former President Jacob Zuma By BO Staff Writer Jacob Zuma recently withdrew his application to the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) for leave to appeal the decision of the lower court which had denied his application for the permanent stay of prosecution on 11 December 2019. The former president’s case was accordingly scheduled to go on in …

Debate with fallists: did Mngxitama’s ‘Blacks Can’t Be Racist’ influence RMF/FMF?

By Kamvelihle Goba Big up to Andile Mngxitama and Mpho Matsitle for the platform as well as for insisting on uncharted conversations. What is important about conversations of this nature is not agreement but having the conversation itself. Never get tired of teaching Andile. Masixole Mlandu generally has a beautiful mind. Insights from Simthandile Tyhali …