#Racial Justice

  • Article: Rest in Power: Beautiful Tributes Pour in Following the Death of Zindzi Mandela

    Rest in Power: Beautiful Tributes Pour in Following the Death of Zindzi Mandela

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 14, 2020

    Zindzi, the daughter of Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, passed away aged 59. Read more

  • Article: Virginia Is the First Southern US State to Ban Hair Discrimination in the Workplace

    Virginia Is the First Southern US State to Ban Hair Discrimination in the Workplace

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 2, 2020

    The bill is a step toward achieving racial justice in the US. Read more

  • Article: Countries That Contributed to Slavery Must Be Held Accountable: UN Human Rights Chief

    Countries That Contributed to Slavery Must Be Held Accountable: UN Human Rights Chief

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 22, 2020

    This includes formal apologies, truth-telling processes, and reparations. Read more

  • Article: Ugandans Join Global Push to Rename Colonial-Era Landmarks

    Ugandans Join Global Push to Rename Colonial-Era Landmarks

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 22, 2020

    Statues and monuments have been defaced or downed in Belgium, Britain, and the United States. Read more

  • Article: In My Own Words: What I’ve Learned From Racism in the US and Germany

    In My Own Words: What I’ve Learned From Racism in the US and Germany

    June 18, 2020

    Madu Cole, 27, shares how racism has shaped his life and how everyone can be an asset in this fight. Read more

  • Article: 4 Things the World Can Learn From South Africa About Racial Justice

    4 Things the World Can Learn From South Africa About Racial Justice

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 18, 2020

    We spoke to CEOs of Nelson Mandela Foundation and Ahmed Kathrada Foundation about systemic racism. Read more

  • Article: South Africa’s #RhodesMustFall Founder Speaks Out on Statues That Glorify Racism

    South Africa’s #RhodesMustFall Founder Speaks Out on Statues That Glorify Racism

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 17, 2020

    The 2015 student-led campaign paved the way for debate about monuments honouring imperial pasts. Read more

  • Article: Give Young People a Seat at the Decision-Making Table, Says South African Activist Zulaikha Patel

    Give Young People a Seat at the Decision-Making Table, Says South African Activist Zulaikha Patel

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 15, 2020

    Patel was just 13 when she confronted her school’s anti-Black policies. Read more