“We want to love the police, but they don’t want to love or respect us”

Picket held outside Parliament in solidarity with US protests against police brutality

By Ashraf Hendricks - 3 June 2020
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How we internalise stigma and shame

Biko’s legacy can help us recognise the invader within

By Edwin Cameron - 4 December 2019
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JSC in spotlight for slow adjudication of complaints against two judges

One complaint alleges state capture. The other alleges racism and sexism.

By Barbara Maregele - 23 August 2019
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Equality Court prohibits display of old South African flag

Old flag should only be displayed for “genuine artistic, academic or journalistic expression in the public interest”

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 22 August 2019
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Farm workers say Oak Valley housing arrangements are racist

But farm retorts that its living conditions are humane

By Tariro Washinyira - 21 August 2019
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Here are the arguments for and against banning the old South African flag

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Afriforum are opposing each other in the Johannesburg Equality Court

By Ciaran Ryan - 29 April 2019
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Equality Court makes it clear: No racism is acceptable

Velaphi Khumalo asked South Africa to be cleansed of whites, like Hitler did to Jews

By Ciaran Ryan - 8 October 2018
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Concourt explains test for racism in the workplace

Employee who used the phrase “swart man” was rightly dismissed

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 22 May 2018
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Mitchells Plain and Siqalo residents hold crisis meeting

“If we start a racial war in this country, it is going to help no one.”

By Annie Cebulski - 3 May 2018
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White Parklands resident accused of shooting black man in race attack

Victim says he was told: “I don’t need k****rs in my street”

By Peter Luhanga - 16 January 2018
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Why more criminalising of hate speech is a bad idea

Criminalisation of hate speech in otherwise good draft bill provides a space for right-wing to rally around

By Sanja Bornman - 13 June 2017
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“K” word rant sparks protest

17-year-old learner has been suspended from school

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 9 June 2017
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Vigilante violence leaves Malawian family homeless

“The police do nothing so the people have decided to mobilise and handle the matter themselves”

By Ihsaan Haffejee - 13 February 2017
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De Lille’s promise to reverse apartheid design rings hollow

Government has failed to take opportunities to integrate Cape Town

By Daneel Knoetze - 19 January 2017
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Jews urged not to meet Tafelberg activists

Attending Ndifuna Ukwazi meeting may be detrimental to “community’s interests” say property developers

By Nathan Geffen - 18 January 2017
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Is it constitutional to make hate speech an offence?

An analysis of the Hate Crimes Bill

By Safura Abdool Karim - 17 January 2017