BLF PRESS CONFERENCE, 24 APRIL 2019

By BO Staff Writer The following press statement was delivered today in Johannesburg by Black First Land First President, Andile Mngxitama. It was previously published on the website of the movement and is now reissued by Black Opinion: 1. KZN FLOODS Black First Land First (BLF) stands with the people of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) especially the …

Whites are tourists, Blacks are kwerekweres

By Andile Mngxitama This essay appeared in several publications including, New Frank Talk Journal, under the title WHITES ARE TOURITS BLACKS ARE KWEREKWERES. The essay was in response to the 2009 Afrophobic violence which claimed 62 black lives. Black Opinion is re-releasing this essay given the current spate of Afrophobic violence. The sms’s came fast …

BLF meets President Jacob Zuma to thank him for RET

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday, the leadership of the Black First Land First (BLF) movement met President Jacob Zuma to thank him for his contributions to the struggle and in the formation of Radical Economic Transformation (RET). The black consciousness organisation presented President Zuma with a shield which they deem “a symbolic representation of the …

Down with US sanctions on Venezuelan officials, prosecute Guaidó for treason! – BLF

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Black First Land First (BLF) condemns the cowardly actions of the United States (US) yesterday to force Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro to step down via the imposition of sanctions on six …

BLF charged Rupert for incitement of violence & opposed AfriForum’s hate speech complaint

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: On 27 February 2019 Black First Land First (BLF), led by its President Andile Mngxitama, charged Johann Rupert at the Hillbrow Police Station, under the case number CAS 1025/2/2019, for inciting …