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Unpacking Male Supremacy, the Entitlement of Young White Men and Overt Links to the Intersectionality of Structural Oppression

By | 2018-10-05T09:28:59+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Newsletter|

When I was young, maybe about 12 or 13, I wondered why women have it so much harder. Actually, I had wondered about it for a while; only at that age could I begin formulating it into an actual question.

The complexity of South African Youth & in particular, that of the Black condition

By | 2018-08-15T13:31:06+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , |

Throughout the month of June, we saw several youth ‘celebrations’ pertaining to one of the most significant turning points in our history - June 16. We need only to commemorate it as a way to remind ourselves that the struggles which the 1976 youth stood up for, persist today.

Terrorism vs Freedom Fighting in Cameroon

By | 2018-07-18T09:13:27+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Newsletter|

By Kimal Harvey On Friday, the 25th of May 2018, Cameroon’s military court in Yaounde found radio journalist and leader of the country’s English-speaking community, Mancho “BBC” Bibixy, guilty of “acts of terrorism, hostility against the homeland, secession, revolution and insurrection.”[1] On the face of it this case may seem cut and dry, however it is [...]

Language proficiency does not secure economic opportunities

By | 2018-04-26T08:09:54+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter|

In the post-Apartheid apartheid dispensation, we speak the language of ‘’economic value’’, the language that, if spoken and written, grants you access to education and employment opportunities. While many have embarked on a journey of reclaiming indigenous languages through numerous ways and means, the language that remains the language of access and opportunity is that of the colonial tongue.