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Bono & His 'Cheeky' Representation of 'A Lot of Africans Without a Voice'

by avivamagnolia (via)
Bono's hubristic declaration that he "he represents a lot of people [in Africa] who have no voice at all …. They haven’t asked me to represent them. It’s cheeky but I hope they’re glad I do' smacks of celebrity colonialism–a rather glamorized bastardization of old school colonialism [at the very least]. He's impinging on Africans' agency by inserting himself into dialogue with African leaders who have no accountability to the very Africans Bono is trying to 'represent.'


Children of Resistence

by owukori
children repression and the law in apartheid south africa

One in Nine

by owukori
Most importantly, when a woman is raped and she finds the courage to speak out, SUPPORT HER!


short tales: Proposition One: Prepaid and Primitive Accumulation

by jaysen
...municipal services restructuring in post apartheid south African and its significance in relation to the transformation of the state and capitalism..

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