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October, 2016

  • 10 October

    The politics of Hair

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    Compiled by Jordan King Written by Carla Botha Photographs by Mia McCarthy Research by Carla Botha, Mia McCarthy, Yolanda Mdzeke, and Tarisai Madzorera Dear strangers, gawking and staring will not make my hair grow back. Dear mister who once called me an “It” in Pick ‘n Pay, I would just like …

September, 2016

  • 10 September

    What it takes to be African in South African Schools

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    Ophelia Milton The end of August saw the rise of young schoolgirls protesting against discriminatory rules at Pretoria Girls High, demanding the eradication of racism in the secondary education sector (read more about it here). This brought forth a wave of national disillusionment in our schools, as students and alumni …