Mthubi The Hub attacked by mob

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday morning a mob of about one hundred and fifty black youth attacked Mthubi The Hub – one of the prominent artist collective spaces in Tshwane. The Hub has been under constant pressure from a combination of greedy politicians, criminally minded officials and the University of Pretoria. All these elements want …

The Forgotten Children Of Blikkiesdorp

By Yerushka Chetty On this bitter cold rainy morning of 18 June 2016 I attended the 2nd meeting called by the residents of Woodstock and Salt River in the Salt River Community Hall to “resist gentrification” which is commonly referred to as stopping evictions.  A group of activists from Western Cape, concerned about the plight …

BLF calls for evictions of the poor to end NOW!

Featured Image: The aftermath on Tuesday morning of the protest in Hammanskraal. Photo: Steven Tau/The Citizen By BO Editorial Collective Black Opinion republishes this Black First Land First statement on the anti-poor evictions sanctioned by the government in Hammanskraal. Black First Land First (BLF) calls on the ANC government to immediately declare a stop on all …