ARTICLES RELATING TO RACE

Rachel Dolezal in a nutshell: From white to black

2015-06-15 10:55

Rachel Dolezal masqueraded as a black woman for nearly a decade before her parents revealed her true ethnicity.

2015 Solar Drive ready for the desert

2015-05-28 14:01

Ilanga II is back on the road, this time for the 2015 African Solar Drive, for a trip up north the continent.

Should we shame Mindy Kaling’s brother for “faking black"?

2015-04-16 15:43

Vijay Chokal-Ingam posed as a black American to get into medical school. Does that make him a racial imposter, or is he facing an identity crisis?

Scientists simulate world’s “most beautiful” man and woman – this is what they look like

2015-04-02 15:14

Scientists recently used software to create what they consider to be the world’s most attractive faces.

Obama: No excuse for criminal acts in Ferguson, Missouri

2015-03-13 06:32

US President Barack Obama says there is no excuse for criminal acts at public protests against racially biased law enforcement practices in Ferguson, Missouri.

Cape Town race accused 'attacked from all sides'

2015-01-28 06:15

The prosecutor in the sentencing of a Cape Town salesman who called his ex-girlfriend's domestic worker a "kaffir" has suggested community service, with a possible placement in the ANC Women's League, arguing that this would be a way for him to learn to get along with women and black people.

Neighbourhood watches use racial profiling - report

2014-11-30 13:15

Controversy has arisen over the use of racial profiling by certain neighbourhood watches, it has been reported.

2014 SA Solar Challenge hits highways

2014-09-29 10:11

The 2014 Sasol Solar Challenge was launched on Saturday in Pretoria but teams had to go through strict scrutineering before heading off on the potentially 6000km fun-in-the-sun run.

Obesity fuelling rise in US diabetes rates

2014-09-02 16:31

When researchers looked at factors that might contribute to rising US diabetes rates, obesity stood out.

Stroke rates declining among US seniors

2014-07-16 14:25

A long-term study found that a decrease in the number of strokes in seniors is happening in both white and black communities.

 

Am I not black enough for you?

2015-06-15 09:45

Paballo Molahlehi discusses why black people should stop racially policing each other.

Stellenbosch: Rector’s Afrikaans comment triggers stand-off

2015-05-13 16:11

Management at Stellenbosch University have shut their doors and called on campus security to guard the administration building as angry students gathered outside demanding answers.

Ferguson releases racist emails from clerk to 2 officers

2015-04-04 10:34

Racist emails released by the city of Ferguson indicate most were sent by a former city court clerk to two police officers, and there's no indication other city employees were involved.

Breast cancer care selection differs by race and ethnicity

2015-03-24 14:57

Treatment options for breast cancer patients differ by race, age and ethnicity as women may not pick surgeons and hospitals in the same way.

Black kids fare worse with Crohn's disease

2015-03-11 16:19

Black kids are more likely to be readmitted to hospital than white kids with Crohn's disease, a new study suggests.

Cape Town man to hear fate in domestic worker case

2014-12-12 06:53

The sentencing of a Cape Town salesman who verbally assaulted his ex-girlfriend's domestic worker is expected to begin in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

Lesbian couple unhappy about black baby: are they racist?

2014-10-03 14:45

Two white women from the USA are suing a sperm bank for selling them sperm from a black donor.

8 days, 11 teams, 2000km of sun-power

2014-09-23 12:07

The local stint of the 2014 Sasol Solar Challenge is ready to kick off with eight local and three international teams. Who will complete the race to the Empire of the Sun?

Countdown to SA's solar challenge

2014-09-02 08:30

The 2014 Solar Challenge will kick off in Pretoria In a few weeks and end - some time later - in Cape Town. Will all 14 teams make it - and which will win the solar-powered run?

The problem with terms like "clever blacks"

2014-06-03 10:22

Experiencing the world as a black person can be challenging, especially when black people are the ones discriminating against each other.

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