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Wow! Impressive lecture/discussion with Prof.Achille Mbembe, 29Apr, organised by UCT:Rhodes Must Fall collective (RMF). Decolonising ‪#‎africa‬ ‪#‎america‬. Video/recorded see: ‪#‎rhodesmustfall‬ YouTube RMF in Conversation with Achille Mbembe Part 1 https://youtu.be/g-lU4BCsL8w Part 2 http://youtu.be/mc4RSN_05ow Videographer : Wandile Kasibe Via facebook: UCT: Rhodes Must Fall . Collage by ‪#‎odetteherbert‬ . ‪#AchilleMbembe #‎uct‬ ‪#‎decolonise‬ ‪#‎institutions‬ ‪#‎spaces‬ ‪#‎mustbedone‬ #RhodesMustFall […]


Splendid Georgian warehouse. Stairs to the African Arts Institute office. The spare part for the antique lift, R50? thousand! Keeps everyone fit! Photography by Odette Herbert Big long spaces with exhibition lighting. And unfamiliar holes in the ceiling Heavy duty metal fire? doors & barred tiny windows, run along the adjacent building, that long ago […]


Bill Mitchell’s Alternative Olympic Games Medal Tally – 2012 2016 BRAZIL  http://www.billmitchell.org/sport/medal_tally_2016.html Last computed: August 7, 2012 – 12:39 EAST (End of Day 10) 1st (38) Grenada 28 (3) United Kingdom 40 (16) South Africa 45 (1) China 53 (2) United States . OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Aug 14, 2008 @ 13:13 Official medal rankings “only reflect world […]


Jesse Owens, won 4 gold medals – unequalled for 48 years – At home, segregation ruled. He was awarded the presidential medal of freedom by President Ford, 5th August 1976 – 40 year after his magnificent feat. Jesse Owens’ Medal ceremony, Berlin 1936 Olympics, Tajima, Owens & Lutz. Before the Olympics began, Nazis began sweeping […]


How aware are we of our own inner life, our spirituality—something so intangible yet so priceless? How much effort do we make to perceive that which is not obvious, which can neither be seen nor heard? I believe the exploration and enrichment of the human spirit is what determines our very humanity. Such enrichment provides […]