Six-month ultimatum for EE transgressors

2016-04-25 13:18

Employers who do not meet employment equity criteria as stipulated by law have six months to rectify the situation, warns Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.

W Magazine accused of lightening Willow Smith and Zendaya's skin

2016-03-16 11:50

Social media is calling out the magazine for making their teen cover queens paler than their natural skin tones.

Maties unit investigates 'blackface'

The newly-formed Equality Unit at Stellenbosch University is investigating an incident at one of its female residences this week. Two white students appear in a photograph, their bodies and faces covered in dark pigment at a social event.

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White Hungarian journalist does 7 types of blackface to "raise awareness"

2016-01-07 11:34

And the award for dumbest idea (of 2016 so far) goes to... Boglarka Balogh!

Why Viola Davis’ Emmy win is so important

2015-09-22 07:58

The How To Get Away With Murder actress made history at the awards show, but why is this so significant? Carmen Williams explains.

Pace of transformation in SA remains slow

2015-07-27 16:06

The pace of transformation in top management in South Africa remains slow, the Commission for Employment Equity’s annual report reveals.

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.



2016-03-23 21:59

The Jesse Owens biopic Race may be flawed, but it succeeds in bringing dimension to an American icon and reminding Hollywood of the richness of untold stories outside the white male mainstream.

aQuellé Mudman Cordwalles sees hundreds enjoy fun in the sun

2016-03-14 13:37

Happy, muddy faces greeted the close of the aQuellé Mudman Cordwalles race as friends and family cheered on the competitors on Sunday.

The frenzy about racism

2016-01-12 07:42

We need to confront the demagogues on all sides, along with the racists and purveyors of hate speech, for SA to build real unity in diversity, says Terry Bell.

Is an obsession with whites and “whiteness” stifling SA’s growth?

2015-12-07 13:46

A post-racial South African society was, and continues to be, the dream for many. Ferial Haffajee lists race rage - whether real or imaginary - as an obstruct to the building that still needs to be done.

Anthea Jeffery: Race-based empowerment sidelines majority – undermines Constitution

2015-08-19 17:31

Anthea Jeffery argues that race-based empowerment helps only a relatively small black elite.

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.

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