Scholars of race, foreign policy and the Supreme Court give their informed predictions of what to expect under a Biden administration.
They shouted, they interrupted, they insulted – and not entirely in equal measure. But Biden and Trump also touched on the issues occasionally. Our panel of experts analyzed three key exchanges.
Unity for the wrong reasons reduces social cooperation to whatever happens to benefit a particular person or group, making it a zero-sum game.
Persecuting foreigners is contrary to SA’s constitutional promise that the country belongs to all who live in it.
In a landmark ruling South Africa’s Equality Court has ruled that it’s now illegal to publicly display the apartheid flag in South Africa. The court ruled that displaying the apartheid flag constitutes hate speech. The historic ruling, which come 25 years after the racist apartheid regime was ended has been widely hailed by civic groups and members of the public on social media.
America is not safe for Black people in particular, who are constantly victimised, and killed by the police. In general, the country is not safe for everyone with a spate of domestic terrorism cases. Following two recent mass killings within 24 hours, America’s unwillingness to accept it has a grave problem with White terrorism has continued to raise eyebrows.
The hit series “When They See Us” on Netflix and the racially biased incident that just took place in Phoenix, Arizona, are reminders that the vision of the majority of white people are still clouded by racial bias.
The IAAF says it will seek a swift reversion of the Swiss court ruling, which allows South African athlete Caster Semenya to compete without taking the medication to lower her natural testosterone levels.
If the Semenya ruling by the Court for Arbitration in Sport remains unchallenged, this way of thinking and behaving might filter into the International Olympic Committee