Ban the racist Afriforum and AWB, says BLF

By BO Staff Writer The Black First Land First (BLF) movement responded to the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes & Hate Speech Bill (Hate Crimes Bill) by submitting its alternative Bill to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Justice and Constitutional Development, yesterday. The department had called for public submissions on its so-called “Hate Crimes” …

On Vanessa Hartley calling black people animals 

By BO Staff Writer “blackness is the lower emotions, the baser inclinations, the dark side of the soul.” Frantz Fanon It is necessary to equate blacks to animals – to render them subhuman beings – in a racist society, so as to maintain, perpetuate and consolidate the white power project. South Africa needs blacks to …

Racism, Mlotshwa and the hypocrisy of political parties

By BO Staff Writer A gruesome attack happened in a farm in Middleburg, Mpumalanga some three months ago. A black man, Victor Rethabile Mlotshwa, was in a rush. He figured he could take a shortcut through a farm. Something he and many others, probably do everyday. While walking, he noticed a bakkie driving behind him, …

BLACK FIRST LAND FIRST STUDENT MOVEMENT MAINTAINS THE CALL FOR FREE BLACK CENTERED SOCIALIST EDUCATION, AND REJECTS THE FEES COMMISSION!

Since the inception of the Black First Land First Student Movement (BLF-SM), we have maintained the clear call for Free Black Centered Socialist Education. This call is rooted in the liberation of black people and the total crushing of the anti-black system that maintains black oppression. We want decolonised education in a decolonised society, not …

Black people as fugitives

By Mlungisi Ngubane   “We have a problem with White Racism and it rests squarely on the laps of White society” – Steve Biko   Black people are running amok like headless chickens. The day black people started running as fugitives dates back to the time of Moses the black, the time he led the exodus. It is …

What Is Black August?

BO Staff Writer Below is an piece originally published on the Assata Shakur website. It’s an interesting historical take on Black August and its importance in Black resistance struggle. Black August originated in the California penal system to honor fallen Freedom Fighters, Jonathan Jackson, George Jackson, William Christmas, James McClain and Khatari Gaulden. Jonathan Jackson …

An Aerial View Tells A Different Story

By Pastor Xola Skosana If you were to ever fly into any of the big cities of our country on a clear sky summer day, you would see the horror and scandal of land theft, of violent dispossession and the ongoing preservation of white privilege. Vast acres of arable land are still occupied by a …