Biko lecture: BC for Beginners

By Andile Mngxitama Please note: people who were politicized by the ANC into non racialism and the Freedom Charter do not understand what racism and white supremacy are. They generally confuse attitudes and bad manners with racism. They then formulate responses based on this wrong understanding of racism. They have no understanding at all of …

EFF & Uniliver protect executive who produced Clicks racist advert

Black First Land First (BLF) rejects the sell-out agreement between the EFF and Unilever. BLF had cautioned that the EFF was entering into a CODESA like sell-out deal. We were right. The whole negotiations served  to protect the executive who was responsible for the racist advertisement. We now believe that the executive is a white man. …

Sunday Word: Beware Of White Power

By Andile Mngxitama White supremacy/racism/anti-blackness is an oppressive power reality which is a moving target. It’s always on the move; always mutating; always assimilating; always adapting – but NEVER changing its real character. It may even make concessions and compromises. Black people have to develop their Black Consciousness (BC) into a living set of tools …

Race and Class War in Colombia: The Root of Violence

BY CARLOS CRUZ MOSQUERA The brutal character of political and social conflicts across Latin America has sometimes led to the view that the region possesses a kind of inherent propensity for violence. The complicated nature of violence in Colombia since the middle of the 20th Century has led to interpretations that see it as random. …

How White Feminists Oppress Black Women: When Feminism Functions as White Supremacy

Image credit: chacruna.net By Monnica T. Williams, Ph.D., ABPP In November, I participated in a panel discussion at a psychological conference in Washington DC. The name of the panel was Being a Mentor in the Era of #Metoo, which seemed extremely timely given the spate of powerful people recently felled by revelations of sexual wrongdoing. …

My personal encounter with Kanthan Pillay – Mngxitama

By BO Staff Writer The following article was previously published by Sunday Independent under the title “eNCA news chief Kanthan Pillay hates black people – Mngxitama”: Kanthan Pillay, the founding leader of the Capitalist Party of South Africa (ZACP), who currently moonlights as an enforcer at eNCA is trending for his nasty treatment of former …