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Rhodes Must Fall: A Blessing In Disguise?

I think what’s happening with the #RhodesMustFall movement at UCT is a blessing in disguise. Or is it? I think one thing’s for sure, it’s reminding us… 972 more words

My Life Here

we all need roads

Here at Holi Ape, we think it’s a complete travesty of progress and human solidarity that roads are being demonised because of their history and what they stand for. 313 more words

Outrage

On Rhodes Statues and A Cactus Garden

I watched my father growing a garden made out of cactus and succulents in the backyard of our house.  The sky was always very big and very blue when he worked on his creation.  535 more words

Ancestors

Using Problem Solving methodologies to help address transformation issues at UCT

How can we become more strategic and effective in addressing transformation challenges?

The #rhodesmustfall campaign and resulting debates around white privilege, institutional racism and lack of transformation has transformed me into an irritable, judgmental and disillusioned individual. 2,081 more words

#rhodesmustfall

Sithethisana Kanjani?

Guest Post by Mutahi Wachira, UCT student

If the #RhodesMustFall fiasco has shown us one thing, it’s that even the most educated South Africans still don’t know how to talk about racial issues. 1,058 more words

Opinion

It's a Mountain

“Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.”

∼ Auguste Rodin

After conversing with a friend at the beginning of the week, I was reminded about blogging.

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Cape Town

Those 90’s Names on this 2015 T-shirt

In a departure from last week’s Art-related post, I would like to call attention to another kind of visual on which to meditate: That of the… 545 more words

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