BLF supports the #FeesMustFall march against Pravin Gordhan

MEDIA STATEMENT Black First Land First (BLF) shall today join the #FeesMustFall march to parliament to demand that Pravin Gordhan stops his neoliberal policies which denies black students access to education. The State President has long ago asked Pravin Gordhan to find the money for free education. However instead of taxing white capital and making …

The Black Body: A Playground of Whiteness

By Lufefe Sopazi The biggest mistake the youth of 2016 can do is to talk of unity in fragments. At a time when whiteness has consolidated itself and incorporated the black government into its bloc and uses the police to suppress black people and illegitimize their struggle through media propaganda, the black youth has to …

Is Dr Richard Pithouse Running A Reign Of Terror Against Black Radical Thought At Rhodes?

By BO Staff Writer The streets of Grahamstown are laden with hushed voices that speak of the terror of the “Mellon Money”. Apparently, Dr Richard Pithouse has become the most powerful man in the Rhodes University establishment because he holds the keys to make available piles of cash from the Mellon Foundation to subsidise postgraduate students. …

Fees Must Fall Division

by Ncedisa Mpemnyama date: 12 April 2016   On The radio 702 interview: What is happening at Wits. The first problematic aspect of the interview was the host, Redi Thlabi’s biasness. You got the feeling that she had already taken a side – that of Thenji, from the onset. She framed the discussion in a villain and hero …