One of the most humiliating experiences in the history of South Africa was the forced removals of people of colour from their communities of birth to spaces foreign to their identities. The history of forced removals in South Africa is primarily related to the group Areas Act,…Read more
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Displacement. Dispossession. Loss. Land. Space. Identity. Place. Home.
The person is the place....Read more
“You want to understand how power works in any society, watch who is carrying the shame and who is doing the shaming.” – Shailja Patel
I am currently reading Rape: A South African Nightmare by Prof Pumla Gqola in a hope to better understand where we are as a country on the subject of rape,...Read more
Sitting in a room on Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch – one of the many areas in South Africa with a painful history of forced removals and systematic destruction of community bonds,...Read more
We live in a world that forces us to constantly prove ourselves as an indication that our lives are moving forward and that we are headed for “success”....Read more