Whites must die for South Africa

The Department of Defence is apparently trying to reverse racial quotas in its recruitment.

The latest South African Survey by the SA Institute of Race Relations shows that the military plans to employ more whites and fewer blacks.

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End of the road for affirmative action on US campuses?

After more than 60 years, is the end of the road near for affirmative action in college admissions?

The idea of using race to help determine who gets a seat in public colleges has been under fire for decades. Eight … Read the rest

Too white to care about

jacarandaClad in a tracksuit with an image of his No1 superhero Spiderman, six-year-old abuse victim Jimmy (not his real name) and his peers play happily on the grounds of the Jakaranda Children’s Home.

They are oblivious of the predicament facing … Read the rest

SA wants to blacken cricket by throwing money at it

Nearly two decades after the fall of apartheid, a black South Africa is struggling to sell high-profile, white-dominated cricket and rugby teams as “non-racial”.

Sporting authorities have reintroduced racial quotas for domestic professional teams in a bid to encourage more … Read the rest

Fashion designer says he won’t do racial quotas

Paris fashion this week tiptoed around the scarcity of black models on the catwalk with reaction reflecting the growing controversy surrounding the issue highlighted by models Naomi Campbell and Iman.

Designers told AFP their only concern was to find models … Read the rest