Black Opinion Sends Birthday Wishes To Frank B Wilderson III

By BO Staff Writer Happy Birthday to Frank B Wilderson! In joyous celebration Black Opinion re-issues James Zug’s  “The Italicized Life of Frank Wilderson ’78” – which was previously issued by Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, September – October 2010. It’s a fitting tribute to a beautiful living legacy. BO is indeed inspired by your publisher’s credo, “Read. …

“State Capture” – Myth or Reality?

By BO Staff Writer What is “State Capture?” There is an assumption that we all know what these words mean. We all repeat these words and the media uses them as short hand to refer to the controversial relationship between the State President, Preasident Jacob Zuma, and the Gupta family. It has come to pass that, “State …

 Jwayelani, as in get used to it!

By Qhamaninande Ma Afrika As of the past two weeks South Africa has officially become America’s dumping site. Yep, the chicken has landed and is apparently already being sold in the Durban area under the name Jwayelani. Quite apt don’t you think that like the people bringing it to you, it is already telling you to …

Big questions around the Guptas resigning from Oakbay Resources and Energy

By Pinky Khoabane There’s perhaps no clearer example of capitalists’ use of economic power to muzzle opponents than the decisions by financial institutions and an auditing firm to cut ties with investment company, Oakbay Resources and Energy which, until last friday was owned by the Gupta family. In the past week, ABSA, FNB and KPMG …