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Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def, Talks About His Move to South Africa

Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def, Talks About His Move to South Africa

by Jamilah King on March 13 2014, 1:02PM

The entire interview is the artist at his most thoughtful.

Topics: Culture

Mandela, the Unapologetic Radical

Mandela, the Unapologetic Radical

by Vijay Prashad on December 6 2013, 9:50AM

The world’s powerful now mourn an icon, but still avoid facing his politics.

Topics: Global Affairs, Mandela's Legacy, Politics

Mandela, in His Own Words Infographic

Mandela, in His Own Words

by Aura Bogado on December 6 2013, 8:13AM

“The struggle is my life.”

Topics: History, Mandela's Legacy

Expect South African 'Kwaito' House Music on Little Dragon's Next Album

Expect South African ‘Kwaito’ House Music on Little Dragon’s Next Album

by Jamilah King on October 29 2013, 4:19PM

The band shared a playlist of what’s inspiring their new album that’s due out next spring.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Will Hollywood Tell Nelson Mandela's Story Without a White Co-Pilot?

Will Hollywood Tell Nelson Mandela’s Story Without a White Co-Pilot?

by Jamilah King on July 18 2013, 11:03AM

Today’s his birthday.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Caster Semenya To Carry South Africa's Flag In Olympic Ceremony

Caster Semenya To Carry South Africa’s Flag In Olympic Ceremony

by Jorge Rivas on July 26 2012, 12:45PM

Caster Semenya will carry South Africa’s flag at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Political Power Struggle Overshadows South Africa's Broken Promise

Political Power Struggle Overshadows South Africa’s Broken Promise

by Michelle Chen on September 16 2011, 9:19AM

The African National Congress’ political inheritance is all but spent. Now, a new generation of activists must forge their own struggle.

Topics: Global Affairs, Global Justice

The Legacy of Steve Biko's Fight Against South African Apartheid

The Legacy of Steve Biko’s Fight Against South African Apartheid

by Hatty Lee on September 14 2011, 9:59AM

We take a look at how his activism inspired a movement.

Topics: Global Affairs

The Radioactive Racism Behind Nuclear Energy

The Radioactive Racism Behind Nuclear Energy

by Michelle Chen on March 23 2011, 10:26AM

At every point in the nuclear production chain, the industry has sloughed a disproportionate share of the risk on marginalized communities.

Topics: Environment, Global Justice

Caster Semenya is Woman Enough for the IAAF, After All

Caster Semenya is Woman Enough for the IAAF, After All

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on July 6 2010, 5:13PM

IAAF says South African runner Caster Semenya can compete as a female, but it’ll continue its bizarre gender “tests.”

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Remembrance: Soweto Massacre and Bloody Sunday

Remembrance: Soweto Massacre and Bloody Sunday

by Michelle Chen on June 16 2010, 9:43AM

This week brings somber remembrances of two acts of massive brutality that occurred about a generation ago on opposite ends of the hemisphere. Both incidents exposed the shame of racial or ethnic strife under colonization, both galvanized radical social movements…

Topics: Global Affairs

FIFA's World Cup Having a Ball With Child Labor

FIFA’s World Cup Having a Ball With Child Labor

by Michelle Chen on June 11 2010, 10:42AM

South Africa is the center of world this week, kicking off the first-ever World Cup Games on the African continent. But as the cameras pan across green fields and lavish festivities, labor activists are keeping their eye on the ball….

Topics: Global Affairs

Abandoning Justice for Power in South Africa

by Michelle Chen on April 19 2010, 8:00AM

South Africa has been struggling for over a decade to overcome the vestiges of apartheid, and to this day is constantly challenged by racial conflict and socioeconomic inequality. And as if there weren’t enough obstacles strewn in the country’s rocky…

Topics: Environment, Global Affairs

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