Doing the ‘white work’

I started writing this post with great difficulty as the subject matter is so frustrating and draining, but as I wrote, it became easier as I realised the great necessity that there is to talk about these issues.

A couple of weeks ago we had a very enlightening session on Modern Racism in South Africa where we discussed various issues and intricacies in our society surrounding race.Read more

Marikana, the Forgotten Massacre

The 16th of August 2012 is a day that no South African should ever forget, but unfortunately this is not the reality. On this day the most horrific massacre in the democratic-era and one of the worst massacre’s in the country’s history took place.Read more

Self-care: don’t stress less, rather stress well

The beginning of my journey with SAWIP has been a whirlwind, with so much happening so quickly. I have been overwhelmed with so many emotions, but I am mostly excited for the journey that lies ahead of me. After receiving all the information it was quite daunting to realise all that we are going to be doing.Read more