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Posts tagged as “stereotypes”

Please, mind your language

By Yolanda Mitchell Human dignity, the achievement of equality and the advancement of human rights and freedoms. This is a core value on which the…

Rethinking ‘townships’

By Lucille Dawkshas What are “townships”? I’ve often thought of them in terms of the visual meaning of outlying “ships” to the central harbour of…

African artists perpetuate stereotypes

The common objection to the work of many African artists is simple: they oversimplify reality and dehumanise the African experience to please a so-called global…