Can we transform Springbok without blackening it?

Given how sensitive many South Africans are especially on issues of race and transformation following the oppression majority people (blacks) in this country have endured over hundreds of years it is quite shocking that many (especially whites) still see “Transformation Talk” as “anti-white”. Continue reading

Is Roux’s payment to Mogale’s family an indication of just how cheap a black person’s life is?

Since news broke that Blue Bulls rugby player Bees Roux will no longer serve his jail time for killing a 38-year-old Tshwane Metro police officer, Ntshimane Johannes Mogale, but will only have to pay the deceased’s family about R750 000 in compensation – I got worried. Literally. Continue reading