A 35-year-old woman became the first to win a 430km race, and she did it while pumping breast milk for her daughter

2019-01-19 07:11

The course record was previously set by a man, and Paris beat it by 12 hours.

On the 'One settler, one bullet' incident at UCT

2018-11-15 06:00

The Mlandu incident perhaps, if read closely, reveals to us whose libidinal economy matters in this country; whose feelings of pain and pleasure matter, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

"My friends are white"

2018-09-23 00:00

I’m a black guy with many white friends. We have differences – what we wear, the music we play and the manner in which we speak – and yet somehow I’ve remained friends with some of the guys for 20 years or more.

Umbrella funds lock out black players

2018-09-09 06:21

Umbrella funds are one of the biggest barriers to the transformation of the asset management sector as they offer a large list of services in-house and own the value chains, making it difficult for black asset managers to penetrate the market.

The dangers of 'us vs them' creeping into political rhetoric

2018-06-27 08:38

We are fast moving into a phase where "otherness" is again becoming part of our political narrative. We must guard against this, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

The unsettling meanings of coloured identity and why it should be challenged

2018-06-18 11:36

Experiences of white racism have shaped coloured identities but so too has anti-black prejudice, writes Eleanor du Plooy.

Floyd Shivambu's nativist politics show EFF for what they really are

2018-06-07 08:21

A series of statements by EFF leaders on identity, race, ethnicity, citizenship and language shows a party steeped in racial and ethnic chauvinism, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Not all Africans aspire to be white

2018-05-06 06:01

The rather unfortunate comments by one Mbe Mbhele in City Press regarding the supposed un-freedom and the desire by blacks to be white, are deeply unsettling, writes Kole Legodi.

Time for white people to say: 'not in my name'

2018-05-02 08:08

It is not good enough to march when we think Jacob Zuma is a bad president, but when whites do evil things assume our fellow citizens know that we are against it and therefore stay quiet, writes Melanie Verwoerd.


Here's a list of the 'first black women' that made history this year

2018-12-19 12:18

Beyond celebrating graduations, here's what else we marked as important to highlight in the road to equality and advancing our careers.

It's time to have that awkward conversation with your friend who's a different race to you

2018-11-05 13:37

Our differences make us who we are and we should embrace them.

Rosie Motene on her journey to find healing

2018-10-17 10:48

The former Generations actress says she used to hate being black


2018-09-17 11:00

The craziest race on four wheels officially kicked off on Sunday 16 September as 70 amateur teams raced their homemade box cart vehicles down Sandton drive.

Has Meghan Markle changed her accent? People debate her 'new British accent'

2018-07-09 08:39

When Madonna married Guy Ritchie and moved to London in the early 2000s her American accent noticeably changed. Has the same happened with Meghan?

Netflix fires comms chief over racial slurs at work

2018-06-24 07:28

Netflix’s top spokesperson is leaving the company he used a derogatory term for black people in a work setting twice in the past year.

"These 'gatvol Capetonians' do not speak for me"

2018-06-07 10:30

As a coloured woman living in Cape Town, I cannot get behind this group's cause.

The long walk to the promised land

2018-05-13 05:56

It is important to have difficult conversations as a country. The DA recently had important and robust engagements on diversity and now white privilege, writes Zwakele Mncwango.

Blackness is a state of mind

2018-05-06 06:00

Far too many black people suffer from a self-imposed inferiority complex because they pay too much attention to what others have, especially white people, writes Sandile Memela.

Lamberti victim Adila Chowan speaks out

2018-04-18 12:16

Chowan, who sued the Imperial Group's CEO for gender and race discrimination, says it is unfortunate that Imperial's internal governance process was 'compromised' and this has had such serious repercussions for its now former head Mark Lamberti.

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