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Human at the Heart of it All: 'Born a Crime' by Trevor Noah

I’ve been a student of history for a few years now, and in this time I’ve been entranced and seduced by the narratives that are weaved, the politics behind these narratives, and the almost conspiratorial stories of how these grand historical narratives have come to be. 547 more words


"Stander" by Bronwen Hughes (South Africa 2003)

Robbery as a political statement. Intelligent direction

Cast: Thomas Jane, David O’Hara, Dexter Fletcher
Director: Bronwen Hughes
Writer: Bima Stagg
Music by The Free Association… 9 more words


An Evening in District Six

This area, on the outskirts of what was once District Six, is familiar to me. The Sacks Futeran building next door which now houses the Fugard Theatre (where we will be watching… 1,128 more words


Intersections of  history, personal change, creativity, memory--and, more generally,  journeying: An evening with Johnny Clegg

A concert I went to last night reminds me that making spaces for connecting, probing, reflecting, creating cannot be a matter of finding the right theory and then implementing it (see topic of a current… 422 more words

Reflective Practice

That NEGRO Lives On…

Why history, lays bare travesty
Of mankind’s chase, to be that race
Which dooms to trounce, triviality
And thus become, civilization’s face!

Why sun-scorched souls, of Africa… 79 more words