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Local Is Lekker: The G-Town Growing GemBean

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Chanel Retief What started off as a way to earn pocket money, became one of this 20-year-old’s biggest pride and joy. In the beginning of 2015, Bachelor of Social Science student Gemma Scholtz started her own jewelry business known to students everywhere as GemBean. When one says students everywhere, they …

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Breaking down the White Saviour Complex

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Jessica Bokete At first, I didn’t understand what people meant by the term ‘white saviour’. Most people wouldn’t see the problem with a white person coming into a space, which is predominantly people of colour, and helping the people there. I suppose before we actually break down the problem we …

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The View from Lemonade.

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Chanel Retief (@chanel.coco12) It’s difficult to believe that it has been over two weeks since both Beyoncé and Drake released their latest albums. It’s also amazing to see that, even after two weeks, people still seem be reacting the same way they did when both albums were released. This speaks to the …

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Feminism for All?

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By Jessica Bokete (@jess.bokete) What is feminism? What is white feminism? What is intersectionality? These are questions that heard too often, and to understand the feminist movement, it’s important to explain the difference between intersectional feminism and white feminism. White feminism is mainstream feminism – think of it as ‘one size fits …

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