MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Why I’m not participating in 16 Days of ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Why I’m not participating in 16 Days of Activism this year

Two months ago, I received an invitation to address a seminar hosted by Women Unlimited, a non-governmental ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | We burn only poor black people whose lives ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | We burn only poor black people whose lives mean nothing to us

A week ago, a story went viral on social media about a woman who was set on fire at a Spar supermarket in Musina in ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Some metro cops see women as objects for ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Some metro cops see women as objects for their sexual gratification

At five minutes to midnight this past Saturday, I was stopped by two Tshwane Metro Police Department officers at the ...

Malaika Mahlatsi | We carry our ancestors in our hair Malaika Mahlatsi | We carry our ancestors in our hair

Few things in the world inspire as much debate as black women’s hair. Our hair has been greatly politicised and as a ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | When journalists rub salt in rape victims' ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | When journalists rub salt in rape victims' wounds

Last week I went through my phone to read the news online and within minutes, I was doing everything in my power to ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | We are African, proud and owe no one an ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | We are African, proud and owe no one an explanation

Last Thursday, the Sowetan Women’s Club hosted a profoundly enlightening conversation about Black women’s hair. ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Evaluate the violence of racism that sparked ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Evaluate the violence of racism that sparked Clicks protest

Just over a week ago, members of the EFF protested at Clicks stores across the country after the retail giant posted a ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Petty acts of racism keep blacks distracted MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Petty acts of racism keep blacks distracted

In the past week, social media had been in a frenzy over an advert by Clicks, depicting and labelling black women’s ...

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