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White privilege carved in stone

Reactions to the Rhodes campaign show white disconnectedness from issues that plague black lives, writes Gillian Schutte.

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Why we need Verwoerd’s images

Our children’s children need to know that there were once men such as Verwoerd and Rhodes, writes Vuyisile Msila.

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Artists best placed to tackle statues

Given that the Rhodes statue is an artwork, it would be quite suitably cannibalised by artists, says Mary Corrigall.

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Why we need Verwoerd’s images
March 29 2015 at 10:54

Our children’s children need to know that there were once men such as Verwoerd and Rhodes, writes Vuyisile Msila.

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Artists best placed to tackle statues
March 29 2015 at 10:45

Given that the Rhodes statue is an artwork, it would be quite suitably cannibalised by artists, says Mary Corrigall.

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UCT students are agents of change
March 29 2015 at 10:38

It is reasonable to imagine that after Rhodes falls many other symbols of colonialism will do so, says Andile Mngxitama.

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White privilege carved in stone
March 29 2015 at 10:54

Reactions to the Rhodes campaign show white disconnectedness from issues that plague black lives, writes Gillian Schutte.

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Why Price is wrong over Rhodes
March 29 2015 at 10:21

The UCT vice-chancellor’s eagerness to spring to the defence of the indefensible astounds Adekeye Adebajo.

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Is it because DJ Sbu’s black?
March 29 2015 at 10:21

Is the problem with DJ Sbu that black people are not expected to be aggressive in business? asks Florence Letoaba.

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Long may the judiciary be a safety net
March 29 2015 at 10:20

Our judiciary has been acting impeccably as a sanctuary for those who believe their rights have been violated, says Jovial Rantao.

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Imagine if it were Luthuli not Rhodes
March 29 2015 at 10:05

Our students, both black and white, must walk past statues and be inspired, says Pinky Khoabane.

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Buthelezi seeks to revise history
March 29 2015 at 09:44

That the IFP leader is now "a voice of reason" in Parliament shows how low standards have dropped, says Mcebisi Ndletyana.

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When the law is an optional extra
March 28 2015 at 15:41

The bizarre happenings in the security cluster - among others - bode ill for the country, writes Craig Dodds.

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