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 …

Defend township businesses – 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) supports the call for township businesses to be owned by township people themselves. Its totally unacceptable that blacks in the townships do not own even a …

On the current Afrophobia in SA: #PeaceAmongstBlacks!

By Ncamisile Sibiya This past week sees a spate of attacks by Black South Africans against their Black Brothers and Sisters from across the continent. Afrikan is fighting Afrikan for crumbs of the economic pie. Government officials and so-called intellectuals tell us that this is a symptom of a clash of cultures, but those who …