Displaying items by tag: Coloured Identity
Delving into Hidden Durban Coloured History - The Proclamation 73 Project
That means that you can through images and documentation contribute to the visual telling of your family's and your community's history and help weave the tapestry which aims to make the hidden histories of Durban come to life.
Book to be Updated after 'Vat-en-Sit' Racial Stereotyping of Coloured Culture Caused Outrage
There I was, enjoying my Sunday morning, reading about corruption, SONA17 and yesterday's soccer match at Loftus, when the below gem on Coloured culture caught my eye.
I read through the first few lines, and nearly choked on my coffee!!
Apparently the practice of "vat en sit" is part of Coloured culture. This is according to a white female author Paula Marais who "verified" this little tit bit after interviewing members of the community.
How The Coloured Mentality Video Series & The Indigenous Liberation Walk Can Help Us Move Beyond Identity
Our aim has always been to create dialogue among people who fall within the Coloured population group exactly because we all have diversely differing ideas about what our group identity entails.
We take a look at how a 2015 Article by Eusebius McKaiser, The Coloured Mentality Video Series, The Indigenous Liberation Walk and Bruinou.com's Raison d'etre all tie in with each other.
I can be Coloured and Black at the same damn time - #ColouredExcellence
Charles Ash, founder of Bruinou.com, contends that celebrating one’s Coloured identity does not go against Black Consciousness – it is in fact an embodiment of it.
Ash along with Aasia Fredericks, an Influencer and Social Media Manager from Cape Town who is also a member of Bruinou.com were among those interviewd by Mohammed Jameel Abdulla of The Daily Vox following all the controversy of the #ColouredExcellence hashtag celebrating Wayde van Niekerk's Olympic Gold Medal win and his new World Record set in the Mens 400m race.
Kullid Foundation Takes SABC to Human Rights Commission & Public Protector
Around 2008, the South African Movement for Equality (SAME) started addressing the violation of media rights and privileges for the Coloured population group in South Africa. This led to a protracted engagement with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), including an open letter which, on 06 June 2011 (view here) , was sent to
The President of the Republic of South Africa
The Minister of Communications
The Chairman of the SABC Board
The Acting Group CEO of the SABC.
Despite these peaceful actions there was no favourable response by any of those to whom the matter was addressed.