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The nightmare of being coloured on Heritage Day

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 18 September 2017

The nightmare of being coloured on Heritage Day

Growing up coloured, Heritage Day would always be one of the most awkward celebrations for me. People at school would be wearing their traditional clothes, ready with answers about what foods they will be eating. Even simple questions like “Where’s home?” would be a nightmare. This is owed to the fact that I, like many...

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The New Nerd’s Guide to Black Superheroes

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 14 September 2017

The New Nerd’s Guide to Black Superheroes

To those who have just joined the superhero nerd club, welcome. The world of meta humans, gods, and alien beings may seem milky white and you’re probably wondering if Black Panther is the only black superbeing. Thankfully, this is not true. While you wait in eager anticipation for the premiere of the Black Panther film...

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