South Africa FAILS on Human Rights Day. Some parents SUCK. Despite the video title, there’s no proof of racism. There’s INTIMIDATION. The man’s behaviour is UNACCEPTABLE. Nothing excuses that but the mother, as much as she’s a victim, lost some of my sympathy as she swore antagonistically once she knew she had protection. The language and attempt to make the situation racist is WRONG. POOR KIDS. I’m betting that strange headlines about the end of the 2 for 1 burger special will be replaced by this tomorrow.'Click here to read full article...'
Watch the second presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. This is different to the first as it’s a town hall debate wherein the public gets to ask questions whilst the moderators can ask follow-up questions. It begins with both candidates dodging the first question… … it should begin with viewers laughing and cringing…'Click here to read full article...'
Township Lessons from the Cape of Good Hope tells the powerful story of people living in the Cape Flats area outside of Cape Town, South Africa. It’s 20 years after Apartheid. How do township residents in slums cope with crime, unemployment and poverty in a country still very much struggling with racism, underdevelopment and inequality? The Dorp (The Real Cape Town): A society challenged by gang violence and drug abuse but with people that want to make a difference. We follow four characters representing four generations (childhood, youth, adulthood and senior) through their neighbourhood. We meet their friends and family … ‘Click here to read full article…’
“Lights have been turned on for the first time for a small Knysna community on the Garden Route.” – reporting by Tanya Krause.'Click here to read full article...'
An American insight into white privilege that South Africans should watch. The concept of there being “two Americas” is almost as old as the nation itself. From the outset there were the landowners, the ruling class – the “haves”. And then there were the have-nots. That divide has been economic but also racial, with minorities claiming a disproportionately small share of the nation’s substantial wealth. And yet, a 2013 Pew Research Center study showed that half of white Americans surveyed do not feel that African Americans are treated less fairly by the police, employers, doctors and others. Only 13% of … ‘Click here to read full article…’
On Thursday, the Los Angeles serial killer nicknamed the Grim Sleeper was convicted of 10 murders. However, he may have killed far more than that. The background story is educational and eye-opening in that the police seemed to make no effort to catch him over a quarter century because the victims were black women, many prostitutes. In this documentary, a British filmmaker uncovers police apathy and easily discovers who is the Grim Sleeper. Fascinating viewing.'Click here to read full article...'