Countering BDS with myths about ‘apartheid genocide’

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict and parallels with other current conflicts have attracted many African Americans as they see Israeli crackdowns on Palestinian protesters as similar to police violence against black Americans.

An international movement known as BDS, advocates boycotts, divestment and … Read the rest

US New Black Panther Party’s leader wants black homeland

Babu Omowale, the so-called national minister of defense for the People’s New Black Panther Party, says his group and allied organizations have their sights set on establishing “our own government in a nation within a nation.”

Omowale was speaking in … Read the rest

US Supreme Court rejects appeal to claim ‘apartheid damages’ from Ford, IBM

The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by a group of black South Africans seeking to revive human rights litigation aiming to hold Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp liable for allegedly conducting business that helped perpetuate racial … Read the rest

S. African Nobel laureate JM Coetzee says Israel practises apartheid

The Palestine Festival of Literature hosted its ninth gathering of literary gurus and the like who were invited to tour Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory.

The authors invited to the festival this year included Nobel Prize winner for literature, … Read the rest

#NightingaleMustFall: Nurses declare war on white

Nurses have called for the outright rejection of the white uniform synonymous with the profession for decades.

According to the nurses, the uniform was “a product of apartheid and held back transformation”.

The white uniform was originally designed for Florence … Read the rest

Black singer sparks race row at Superbowl

A black singer strutted straight into a Black Power race row.

The pop star Beyoncé, 34, who had been accused of shunning her black heritage, stunned viewers by her anti-white performance.

She sang about police brutality and cops’ response to … Read the rest

Blacks Only: UConn tries segregation to lure black males

Faced with alarmingly low graduation rates for black males, the University of Connecticut is trying segregation.

The school’s main campus in Storrs has launched a program slated for fall in which 40 black male undergraduates live together in on-campus housing. … Read the rest

ARAF to lay criminal charges against last apartheid president

A civil society organisation called the Anti-Racism Action Forum (ARAF) is planning to lay criminal charges against former president FW de Klerk.

The group says the charges are in connection with crimes De Klerk committed against black people during apartheid.… Read the rest

Zulu King praises Afrikaners

The official king of South Africa’s Zulu tribe has announced that that country was economically, militarily, and socially better under white Afrikaner rule—and that history will judge blacks as only having destroyed everything that they had inherited from the white … Read the rest

SA likens draft climate change deal to apartheid

South Africa on Monday criticized a draft United Nations accord on fighting climate change as a form of “apartheid” against developing nations.

A summit in Paris is supposed to agree a global accord for tackling climate change in December, but … Read the rest

Lone shooter caught after church massacre

Dylann Storm Roof, 21, allegedly shot dead nine people in South Carolina last night.

He was pictured in an earlier photograph wearing a jacket incongruously showing both flags of apartheid-era South Africa and one from colonial British-ruled Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe.… Read the rest