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 …

Education is the answer?

By Andile Mngxitama I wonder if they still introduce students to the “sociology of schooling” in the humanities. I often listen to half baked politicians saying that education is the answer. It’s not! In a racist hierarchical anti black society like South Africa, education only reproduces the same system. Oh yes, they do allow a …

Mashaba stupid to think DA isn’t racist, Maimane is deluded

Credit image: News24 By BO Staff Writer Helen Zille, former Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, has been elected as the chairperson of the party’s federal council (FedCo) in a meeting over the weekend. Post the meeting, DA leader Mmusi Maimane congratulated Zille on her election as the party’s FedCo chairperson. He said that the event “presents …

Kallie Kriel in Equality Court tomorrow to answer charges of hate speech and racism by BLF

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website: The Equality Court sitting at the Johannesburg Magistrate Court will tomorrow hear arguments on the complaint of Black First Land First (BLF) against the racist Kallie Kriel of Afriforum. Kriel, representing the racist organization called Afriforum, will answer …