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Blackness is not a colour to me- it’s a way of being: Reflections on Race, Gender and Age

As a black man born in South Africa, I am pre-occupied with issues of race-and other matters of difference. I was born in the 70’s, in the height of Apartheid and even as I didn’t have a name for it, I have a very vivid memory of when I was a toddler in Alexander township … Continue reading

Bad Customer service can be costly- and I’m benefitting

A week or so ago I purchased a pack of four black ink cartridges, preparing to print handouts for a workshop I was running for coaches. When I got home to print, the printer notified me that the cartridge was incompatible. This in contradiction to the compatibility chart at the back of the packaging! Thanks … Continue reading

My dream speech to the new generation of youth leaders

As I’m writing this, it’s 1.55 in the morning. I just woke up from a dream where I had gathered a few kids from the street in a moment of passion after I saw them literally crying on the street talking about how we do not do anything for them after we take up positions. … Continue reading

God is not a Christian

I am copying this post from Huffington Post coz I was not sure how i would link this back here without you not losing the content: The original link of the blog can be found on: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/desmond-tutu/god-is-not-a-christian_b_869947.html   My comment is WOW! The following is excerpted from the Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s new book, ‘God Is Not … Continue reading