Opinion: In the pursuit of freedom(s), to whom much is given much is expected – a commentary on the violence black men apply on black women

[Suggested track: Talking about a revolution by Tracy Chapman] What prompted me to write I’ve made some phonecalls this week. Phonecalls to friends that have been implicated in some serious allegations. I have not been happy to have to make these calls. Resources to engage with in relation to this post: 1.) http://city-press.news24.com/News/an-art-school-gender-protest-20160103 2.) http://www.theconmag.co.za/2016/04/08/a-rapist-states-children-jacob-zuma-chumani-maxwele/ […]

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Opinion: Yasiin Bey’s Freedom of Movement is Yours & Mine: The absurdity we have all come to accept, embrace & find pride in

SUGGESTED TRACK: Yasiin Gaye – Inner City Travellin’Man by Amerigo Music The motivation to write The recent events surrounding Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, have brought to light a topic that I have battled with in the past and still continue to struggle with. That is the concept of borders, countries, patriotism and […]

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Food: Gak’s Summer Sangria

I had the delight of visiting some friends in Nairobi for a couple of days in January this year. The trip was just what I needed, a combination of rest, drinking, not-too-much-sun, great food, friendship and dancing. On one of the days we went to grab a drink at Art Caffe after a pottery class. […]

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