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2014 Sept. 28: An emotional farewell for the recent victim of hate crime

Text by Lerato Dumse Photos by Lindeka Qampi and Zanele Muholi   It is a Sunday morning and like in most townships, the streets of Daveyton township are a buzz of activity. Many carry bibles, making their way to different churches. In … Continue reading

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2014 July 4: Craddock Chronicles

by Christie van Zyl   It never takes long to see, feel or believe; but it always takes forever to act towards trying to heal our nation. I am in the middle of the Karoo desert, in a small town … Continue reading

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2014 April 5: ‘Sifela i Ayikho’ photos

  L-R: Jelena Kuljic and Maureen Velile Majola at backstage before their performance at Studio 44, Constanza Macras in Berlin last night.      Jelena Kuljic about to sing “Senzeni na?”  Maureen Majola lit the candles and prayed hard… God … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 25 South Africa: Video on Gender Violence

According to HRW direct email distributed recently, the work … Highlights Campaign; Documents Award-Winning Photographer’s Work (Johannesburg, November 25, 2013) – Human Rights Watch today released a short film that explores the work of the award-winning South African photographer and … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 11: Researching Resilience

  A journey of research on Black lesbians in South Africa and finding hope by Bridget Ngcobo In January of 2012 I ventured to Katlehong, a township in Johannesburg to conduct ethnographic research on Black South African lesbian activism, with … Continue reading

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