Tag Archives: Black Consciousness
ANC SUFFERING FROM SCHIZOPHRENIA Last Friday the ruling party led a march to the Union Buildings, the seat of power in the capital city, to protest against the ruling party’s policy of e-Tolls. The ANC as the ruling party was … View More
BANISH MEDIOCRITY AND EMBRACE PROFESSIONALISM IN THE SOCs Those behind the sacking of Transnet Chief Executive, Siyabonga Gama would like the public to believe that their actions are motivated by a quest to clean the parastatal of the rot and corruption … View More
THE CURRENT POLITICAL LANDSCAPE AND BIKO’S QUEST FOR TRUE HUMANITY Steve Biko Memorial Lecture delivered at The University of KwaZulu-Natal by Pandelani Nefolovhodwe on 12 September 2018. INTRODUCTION Allow me to start by quoting Nkwame Nkrumah who once said, “The … View More
THERE IS STRUGGLE TO BLACK WOMEN’S HAIR Hair, more especially that of black women, possess social qualities which are associated with people’s lived experiences. Unpacking the meanings behind the lived experiences of these women highlights that these very experiences are … View More
Biko and the Quest for True Humanity: Does BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS still have a role in nation-building and the future of the country?
A talk BY Veli Mbele at the annual STEVE BIKO CONFERENCE hosted by the Umtapo Centre and Steve Biko Foundation at THE DURBAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY on 17 September 2014 Steve Biko is a difficult and complex ontological subject, whose … View More
June 16, 1976 is firmly etched on the collective consciousness of South Africans. On this day thousands of students gathered at the Isaac Morrison High School in Soweto to protest against the Bantu Education Act and the enforcement of Afrikaans … View More