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
“We shot ourselves in the foot by toppling the apartheid government‚” residents of an Eastern Cape village said on Thursday.
Tsholomnqa villagers had been waiting for a tarred road and decent houses for decades‚ said community leader‚ Wele Ntshongola.
He … Read the rest
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Just as in South Africa, apartheid fences had to be manned and maintained to keep the hordes from coming to live with the “unspeakable white racists”.… Read the rest
Former US president Jimmy Carter said on Wednesday that recent liver surgery revealed he had cancer that had spread to other parts of his body.
“I will be rearranging my schedule as necessary so I can undergo treatment by physicians … Read the rest
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