On Wednesday, an Australian minister lamented the plight of white South African farmers, saying that they “deserve special attention” and need help “from a civilized country like ours.” During his remarks, Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton also suggested fast-tracking visas for the farmers based on…
South Africa’s Parliament, in a landmark vote last week, moved to amend the nation’s constitution to allow for the government to seize land from white South Africans without compensation.
On Tuesday, South Africa’s Parliament voted to move forward a potential constitutional amendment that would allow the government to confiscate white-owned land without offering any form of compensation in return.
Recently, Lauren Southern, Tomi Lahren’s Canadian sister in the white supremacist struggle, highlighted the perilous plight of white South Africans, who—gasp—are being discriminated against ... this, in the very country known throughout the world for its racial tolerance!
If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve already visited Wakanda—maybe two or three times during Black Panther’s record-breaking opening weekend. Otherwise, I know you wouldn’t want to spoil your upcoming trip by reading the incredible conversation The Glow Up had with the film’s production designer, Hannah…
Valentine’s Day 2018 is the perfect day for America to finally end its rebounding relationship with Donald Trump. We all know it’s been hard to get over Barack: He took America to meet his family in Kenya, brought some flowers for the National Portrait Gallery; we all know he was a good guy and America misses him.
The Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, a fierce civil rights advocate and strategist over many generations, died Tuesday at his home in Chester, Va. He was 88 years old.
Fashion retailer H&M, more than a week after a photo of a black boy in a “coolest monkey in the jungle” hoodie caused an international backlash, announced Wednesday that the company has appointed a diversity leader.
Updated Sunday, Jan. 14, 2017, 9:15 a.m. EST: H&M has decided to temporarily close all of its stores in South Africa amid protests that have seen several of its stores ransacked by protesters upset at a recent racist ad.
#HolidayEnvy is real, y’all: While the mercury is barely cracking zero degrees in many American cities, it is summer in South Africa, and we can’t think of a better way to ring in 2018 than with the beautiful people at Afropunk Joberg!
Solange Knowles has spent much of the past year on the road, taking her acclaimed album A Seat at the Table and creating a space for black female art everywhere from the Hollywood Bowl to the Guggenheim Museum.
I can’t roll my eyes hard enough over this one. Miss South Africa has sparked the ire of the internet after images emerged of her wearing gloves while visiting an orphanage for HIV-positive children in Johannesburg.
Ahmed Kathrada—one of South Africa’s iconic anti-apartheid activists and a close confidant of the late Nelson Mandela—died in Johannesburg Tuesday morning. He was 87 years old.
Editor’s note: During Black History Month, the focus is usually on historical figures who loomed larger than life, paving the way for the progress we experience today. But black history isn’t just about telling stories of our past. History is being made every day and has been made throughout our lives; it’s not just…
The New Edition Story may have signaled that BET is in the original-content game for real. But the truth is, the network has been slowly working at this for years. And history, not music, has been the main driver when it comes to the miniseries that air on the network.
At the time he was born, Trevor Noah’s mere existence was a crime.
In a promising nod to World AIDS Day, which is Thursday, South African health officials will begin a new HIV vaccine trial Monday, the Washington Post reports.
Horrific footage that has since been taken down from YouTube shows a black South African man's harrowing ordeal as he was forced into a coffin by two white men who threatened him.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been readmitted to a South African hospital after being released just days ago after a weekslong stay, according to CNN.
The 84-year-old Nobel laureate and retired archbishop had spent three weeks in a Cape Town hospital after having minor surgery.
A South African school that came under scrutiny after being accused of discriminating against black girls and encouraging racist hair policies has been ordered to suspend its hairstyle regulations and reassess its rules, Al-Jazeera reports.