A group of SANLC men in France, circa 1917 Udaba Olungaziwa nge SS Mendi - Lona ngunyaka we 100 selokhu kwenzeka inhlekelele yokucwila komkhumbi i-SS Mendi ngasogwini lolwandle lwase Isle of Wight lapho kwadlula emhlabeni abantu abalinganiselwa ku 650. Lena ngenye yezinhlekelele ezinkulu zolwandle Continue Reading
Biko & the South African Student Organisation - This evening the University of KwaZulu-Natal will host their annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture, to commemorate the 41st anniversary of Steve Biko's death. On the 18th August 1977, Biko and Continue Reading
Otelo Burning - Otelo Burning, a South African-directed film that opened the Durban International Film Festival in 2011, has as its backdrop the township of Lamontville, and the political violence that erupted Continue Reading
The United Democratic Front - Established in the early 1980s, the United Democratic Front (UDF) has an interesting, if somewhat dark, history in KwaZulu-Natal. A coalition of hundreds of organisations banded together with the Continue Reading
The Land is Ours - When eThekwini Municipality renamed a number of its roads a few years back, one of the city's main arterial roads was changed from West Street to Dr Pixley KaSeme Street. The Continue Reading
Albertina Sisulu, march to the Union Buildings, August 1956 Ma Sisulu and the Marchers - This year marks the centenary of the birth of both Nelson Mandela and Nontsikelelo Albertina Sisulu, referred to affectionately as Ma Sisulu. Albertina Sisulu's life was intricately linked to that of Continue Reading
Police open fire to disperse a beer hall riot in Cato Manor Uhlelo lweTheku noMthetho Wotshwala Besintu - Phakathi enkabeni yeTheku endaweni entsha eyisimodeni iRivertown kukhona iRivertown Beerhall, okuyindawo yokuzijabulisa egcwala intsha engamaciko nevela ezindaweni ezingaphandle kwaleli dolobha ezozitika ngobuhle nobumnandi obutholakala kuleli dolobha. Nokho le ndawo Continue Reading
Albertina Sisulu (centre) and executive members of the Natal Organisation of Women at the launch of NOW The Natal Organisation of Women - So very often history is told from the perspective of men with the role of women minimised or removed all together. It goes without saying that, in reality, women Continue Reading
SACP activists outside the North Gauteng High Court in Tshwane, 13th October 2017 Ahmed Timol: 3rd November 1941 – 27th October 1971 - Some 47 years ago a meeting was held in Durban to discuss a national day of mourning for South Africa's political detainees. The meeting was sparked by the death Continue Reading
Biko, Turner & the Durban Moment - If you are in Gauteng tomorrow, then do yourself a favour and head on down to the University of Pretoria. The Faculty of Humanities will be hosting the launch of Ian Macqueen's Continue Reading