Category Archives: Black & White

2015 Jan. 5: An ally shares her perspective

Book Review When I started reading the book I had already received a review from my cousin. At first it was hard not to look and read it using the glasses that she provided. My wish was to read it … Continue reading

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2014 June 26: When photography is our religion

  All Photos by Lerato Maduna © 27/11/2012 What:  Faces and Phases exhibition opening When:  2 Years ago (27th November 2012) Where:  Goethe-Institut Südafrika, 119 Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood. Johannesburg.    Where are they now?   Ayanda Moremi got married to … Continue reading

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2014 May 18: Behind the beautiful face you see is a lesbian who is torn into a million pieces

by Lebo Leptie Phume   Sitting in this taxi my eyes fill with tears from thinking about where I come from. Things were easy for me while my grandmother and my mother were alive, I never had to hustle because I got … Continue reading

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2014 March 12: Photos from SF Jazz Center – Artist Talk

  “What is your perception of South Africa? What exactly do you think we do there?… We actually have an airport, we didn’t come here on an airboat.” ~@slypod Photos by Yvonne Fly Onakeme Etaghene (in the audience) Camera used: … Continue reading

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2013 Oct. 22: I thought university was for the rich

Palesa profiled by Kopano Palesa Mkhwebane is a beauty with a brain. The aspiring entrepreneur tells me of her future plans as we chit chat.  She ponders and says “I didn’t know I was going to go to university, as … Continue reading

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2013 Aug. 19: The importance of self acceptance

 by Pearl Mbali Zulu We often worry too much about being accepted by our families, friends, churches and communities, forgetting that it all starts within. Our external environment and physical senses mostly affect our spiritual senses, which automatically lead one … Continue reading

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2013 Aug. 14: More photos from Antwerp Pride

Country: Belgium, Europe Date: 10th Aug. 2013 by Themba Vilakazi/ Inkanyiso media (2013)

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