“What’s your take on religion? – Mngxitama asked

By BO Staff Writer Andile Mngxitama, the President of Black First Land First which is a black consciousness organization, was asked on social media for his views on religion in Africa. He said, “remove the condition that creates spiritual slavery and the people shall claim their own souls”. Also, “desperation creates spiritual hunger”, he expounded. …

BLF says, ‘Peter Hain, hands off South Africa!’

By BO Staff Writer The following article was previously published on 22 October 2017 on the BLF website and is reissued by BO. Black First Land First (BLF) calls on the British Lord and colonialist, Peter Hain, to refrain from his evil scheme of regime change in South Africa. Britain failed dismally to stop the …

Being black in the world

By BO Staff Writer The following piece was originally published here. I’m a black man. I’m about 6’2″, average build. Nothing too fancy. I think I look normal, not intimidating in the slightest. I grew up in a middle-class neighborhood. My parents were blue collar workers, but provided for me and my sister. We were …

How Beyoncé taught me about the Igbo Landing

By Andile Mngxitama There is a consensus amongst those who are close to me, it is said that I don’t like music. Truth is, good music upsets me and I don’t like being upset, so I generally stay away from such. Perhaps the only real musician I cared to pay close attention to was the …