Zonnebloem College – A Mixed (Race) Legacy

Few youths attending the various schools and colleges on Zonnebloem Estate (District Six) at the foot of Table Mountain, including the seemingly new Cape Peninsula University of Technology would be aware of their historical provenance. District Six is most famous for the mass evictions and bulldozings of the so-called Coloured (mixed race) community that thrived [...]

March 20th, 2016|

The Great African Diaspora

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free … Much like America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, South Africa today is the recipient of a great wave of humanity from much of the rest of the continent. In Johannesburg or Cape Town there are car guards, waiters [...]

March 16th, 2015|