SZA's Sephora incident triggers thoughts about our own experiences of racial profiling in South Africa's retail stores

2019-06-05 15:51

Want to know an extreme sport? Shopping while black in "high-end" spaces.

Facebook has a `black people problem,' ex-employee writes

2018-11-28 21:30

As Facebook defends its handling of Russian political interference, an ex-employee published another scathing critique of the company’s culture.

Starbucks to temporarily shut 8 000-plus cafes for bias training

2018-04-18 06:30

The coffee chain is temporarily closing more than half of its US stores next month for employees to undergo racial-bias training, a response to the arrest of two black men at one of its cafes.

Incident at Cape Town club raises questions about what "right of admission reserved" really means

2017-05-23 14:11

The fact that a Cape Town club owner reportedly asked a harmless woman to leave his club shows how racial profiling and classism is still a major problem in South Africa.


Moschino USA's code-word for black clients is a reminder of South Africa's retail racial profiling problem

2019-01-08 13:43

Want to know an extreme sport? Shopping while black. Perhaps that's how Moschino's black clients earned the racist code-word, 'Serena'.

Five pretty strong positives, but Ramaphosa failing his biggest challenge

2018-05-22 11:28

President Ramaphosa will not be able to claim real success now or in the future if he cannot move his own party to a very different message, writes Daniel Silke.

Is Cape Town more racist than other parts of SA? Our users respond

2017-05-24 15:25

Whether it's a Cape Town problem or a national problem, the fact of the matter is that it shouldn't be happening in the first place.

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