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The Mulberry Tree

The mulberry tree stood at the top of our garden, right next to the driveway. The leafy branches cascaded down to the ground on all sides, creating a lush dappled escape from the hot and bothered afternoons of netball practice and math homework. 795 more words

Discovering Me

Lingering Effects of Apartheid and the Next Step Forward.

Apartheid was notorious for its forced, political racial segregation.

Those were the days when the ANC was a terrorist group, life altering problems ensued due to racial classification. 536 more words




Die brein van ‘n kind is braakland – wees versigtig wat daar gesaai word…

WINTER – 1970

Een van my take was om gedurende die wintermaande die antrasietstoof in die sitkamer brand te hou. 1,431 more words


Friends Forever

V and I have been friends forever.
Or at least since I was twelve years old. We grew up in the apartheid years. Which meant we could not go to the cinema together. 47 more words


Let him go!

Dear readers

Here’s another opinion piece i really hope you enjoy, please share your thoughts and comments below.

I don’t usually air my personal views about pre and/or post-apartheid politically aligned South African issues but please allow me. 1,007 more words

Personal recollections of the end of apartheid in South Africa

As a South African immigrant from China at a young age, I do not recall the huge political impact on my life during the negotiations to end apartheid between 1990 and 1993. 1,111 more words

Historical Collections

The Banality of Evil in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Hola mi gente,
Almost didn’t make it today! This one is an evolving piece.

Normalizing Evil

One of the interesting ways of settling the race problem comes… in this period of unemployment among the poor. 1,869 more words