Category: Racism

  • Facebook, the French flag and equality

    What I have learned since last Friday’s (13/11/15) atrocities in Paris, France, is that I have actually been underestimating the depth of influence of the social media to people’s lives.

  • Black is beautiful!

    The abolition of slavery saved to create conditions that deny white racists the perceived right to be openly racist towards black people; it stopped the self-indulgent right of white people’s trade in black human beings. What, however, the abolition of slavery has not done to date is to create conditions in which black people value […]

  • Zimbabweans need to emancipate their minds

    Political change in Zimbabwe will only occur when minds are freed from the debilitating ZANU PF philosophies that have divided people for the past 30 years. The perfected art of creating enemies of convenience (in the minds of people) has kept people apart and maintained ZANU PF’s rule.

  • Time for Africa to look within!

    The legacy of colonialism has been the manifestation of a cultural inferiority complex in which modern African states look to the West for solutions to Africa’s problems. While it is true that some local problems are a result of both historical and current external events, the majority of Africa’s current problems have their source in […]

  • Darker skin inferiority complex

    Colourism is a problem prevalent in many black communities in a fragile society where they have been discriminated against on the basis of their skin colour. The black skin tone is classed and differentiated not only for descriptive purposes but rather unfortunately for some kind of classification for the degree of beauty and status. In […]