Black Agenda on pensions and benefits for the elderly

By BO Editorial Collective CHAPTER 9 of the BLACK AGENDA on pensions and benefits to the elderly calls for a living pension, free adequate housing, free electricity, water, telephone, travel and health care. It calls for state pension to be in line with average earnings or inflation (whichever is the greater) and so forth. Please …

Black Agenda on Education

Featured Image: Nigerian author and critic Dr Chinweizu. By Editorial Collective Chapter 12 of the BLACK AGENDA on education speaks directly to the principle of decolonizing education in the context of decolonizing the country and by extension the whole world. Let’s study and engage. Send your questions, comments, feedback, or help others to send their …

Black Agenda on Sankarist People’s Local Government Manifesto

By BO Editorial Team CHAPTER 20 of the BLACK AGENDA on Sankarist People’s Local Government Manifesto suggests a dynamic fully responsive state form at local government level and by extension nationally. This is particularly instructive in the context of the upcoming Local Government Elections. Please send your questions, queries, comments, feedback, etc. to the following …

Black Agenda on the oppression of women and the LGBTQIA+ community

Featured Image: Black women activists and feminists from the Combahee River Collective. Photo: BlackThen.com By BO Editorial Collective Today, BO presents CHAPTER 5 of the BLACK AGENDA on the oppression women and the LGBTQIA+ community. Please send your questions, comments, feedback, or help others to send their input to the following email address: [email protected] “The …

In Defence of Strini Moodley the Klipgooier

Featured Image: Late Black Consciousness leader Strini Moodley. Photo: umtapo centre By BO Staff Writer “Even the dead will not be safe from the enemy if he wins” – Walter Benjamin The annual Strini Moodley memorial lecture by the Umtapo Center in partnership with the University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN) was given this year by …

Black Agenda On Education

Black Opinion shall in the next few days publish chapters of the BLF Black Agenda on a daily basis. Today we offer you chapter 12 of the BLACK AGENDA ON EDUCATION. Please share your thoughts with us via the following email address: [email protected]   “Education must be for liberation! The current education system is designed …

Pravin Gordhan must have his day in court

The media has gone into over drive trying to mount a campaign preventing the Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, from having his day in court. Gordhan is accused of serious transgressions of the law when he was Commissioner of the South African Revenue Services (SARS). The allegations are that under his watch, a “Rogue Unit” was …

White Business Corruption Is Business As Usual

The revelation by Business Day last Friday that it had discovered a big scandal regarding Auction Alliance’s unholy alliance with banks, auctioneers, liquidators and attorneys which is about making profits out of marketing and selling people’s homes and businesses didn’t strike Black Opinion as a big deal. What surprises us is that the matter is …