Hamba Kahle Comrade Nosipho

Image: Nosipho Hlatshwayo and Andile Mngxitama Black First Land First (BLF) sends its heartfelt condolences to the family of Comrade Nosipho Hlatshwayo who has served our movement with firm commitment. We learnt a lot from Comrade Nosipho’s vast knowledge of the indigenous systems. She hated white supremacy with all her heart and was a seasoned …

BLF celebrates the life of Bell Hooks

Black First Land First (BLF) has learned the liberating lesson of the indivisibility of oppression from the late Bell Hooks. We as a movement are indebted to her teachings which express the interlocking system of oppression as “imperialist, capitalist, white supremacist, patriarchal”. We agree with her characterisation. She taught us black feminism which is not …

Hamba Kahle Comrade Busiswa Futshane

Black First Land First (BLF) mourns the passing of one of its committed members, Comrade Busiswa Futshane, from Khayelitsha Cape Town. She was an active member who undertook all her tasks with the required seriousness and demanded the same kind of commitment to the revolution from the rest of the membership. BLF recognises her selflessness. …