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 …

Human Rights Censor Black Speech

By Andile Mngxitama Why are there no memorial services held across the globe by black people for the assassinated martyr of black liberation, brother Micah Xavier Johnson? In South Africa the only reported event in honour of his heroic acts are the activities of the The Way Of Life Kilombo through the Black Solidarity Action …

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. …