‘Hit the Boer!’ song – ‘employees guilty of a racially offensive conduct’, says ConCourt

By BO Staff Writer Duncanmec (Pty) Ltd (employer) dismissed nine workers via a disciplinary hearing ‘for singing a struggle song with racial lyrics’ after finding them guilty of, ‘(1) participating in unlawful strike action; and (2) singing a racially offensive song’. They were accordingly ‘given final warnings for the first offence and dismissed for the …

Facebook targets BLF President

By BO Staff Writer The President of Black First Land First (BLF) Andile Mngxitama has once again been banned from Facebook for thirty days. Banning Mngxitama for no good reason has become a pattern of conduct on the part of Facebook that clearly demonstrates that it is intentionally targeting the President of BLF. The latest …

Whites, back to Europe – not Australia!

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Black First Land First (BLF) welcomes the call by the Australian government for white land thieves to leave South Africa. However, BLF is totally opposed to the call that these land …

Facebook continues to censor black activists

By Thabi Myeni A few months ago, US based investigative journalism website, ProPublica leaked internal documents revealing Facebook’s guidelines for dealing with hate speech and abusive language for its moderators in training. These “guidelines” fall nothing short of racist, discriminatory and tone deaf. One example of such was a multiple-choice question asking the moderators-to-be, “Which …