The Threat of Race

"Wonderfully readable and thoroughly radical"– Achille Mbembe

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Monday January 5, 2009

Table Mountain and a Slave House

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"The Slave House: Belonging to the Old Dutch Estate, where the slaves lived previous to 1831, when freed by England. Also showing the Dutch Farm House and Table Mountain in the Distance." From A Trip to South Africa, Photographs taken by Benjamin Agnew 1898

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Friday October 17, 2008

Women at Ticket Booth South Africa 1949

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Women at Ticket Booth, Natal. Two women are standing at the ticket booth at Ixopo Station. Photograph by Constance Stuart Larrabee, Feb. 1949. This photograph was taken when Constance Stuart was on assignment for Harper’s Bazaar, an American magazine. Her task was to create a portfolio inspired by the seminal book "Cry, The Beloved Country," […]

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Apartheid in South Africa 1982

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In white-ruled South Africa, black people are denied their basic human and political rights, their labour are exploited, and their lives segregated, precarious and fearful. In 1982 almost one million of them are to be transferred to Swaziland without any say in the matter. That is the tyranny of apartheid, of the racism made law, […]

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Thursday October 16, 2008

The Mind of the South

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  Click here to visit site  In 1946, two African-American couples were dragged out of a car and killed by a group of unmasked white men. Now a group of black Georgian politicians are trying to forge a path to justice by re-enacting the past.

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