BLF calls for justice for George Floyd!

Black First Land First (BLF) condemns the racist murder of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, by the Minneapolis Police Department. We salute the righteous indignation and resistance of the thousands of Minneapolis people who are demanding justice for George Floyd in the face of violent state repression through paramilitary police brutality. The state-sanctioned killing …

UKZN Howard College #FeesMustFall – call to join mass student demonstration on 3 October 2016

By Thobani Zikalala “Each generation must out of relative obscurity discover its mission, fulfill it, or betray it. … When we revolt it’s not for a particular culture. We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe” – Frantz Fanon In 2015, the greater student population of this country made the call …

Remember the Marikana 44

By Botsang Moiloa Four years down the line, we remember the 44 Black men mowed down in Marikana Platinum Mine for the protection of the settler minority land thieves’ interests. And when I speak of land, politicians give my people squatter camps and bonded residential land. And when I wrote of minerals and economic land …

How this filmmaker ended up in a LA psychiatric hospital

Image: Cecile Emeke By Kemi Alemoru This story was originally published on the Dazed website. While recent instances of police brutality in America may sometimes feel like a distant crisis, for up-and-coming filmmaker Cecile Emeke the possibility of becoming yet another hashtag was a shocking reality. On a recent trip to LA this June, the …