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Posts tagged as “Verashni Pillay”

An open letter to Verashni Pillay

From Neil Pretorius Dear Verashni, As an avid Mail & Guardian reader, and as one who has on many an occasion appreciated the wit of…

The dilemma of race

By Guy Chennells This article is in continuation of a debate that I must admit I’ve only partly followed. It’s about race and being South…

Verashni Pillay: SA’s newest boeremeisie

Yesterday, while perusing the news, I discovered a small announcement buried somewhere on the M&G website. It stated that columnist Verashni Pillay, along with a…

Dear white liberalist person,

I get it. I totally understand. The whole “white in a post-colonial, post-apartheid South Africa” thing. The terribleness of carrying the burden of your racist…

In defence of the ‘white liberal’

A recent column by the usually insightful and thought-provoking Verashni Pillay in the Mail & Guardian has caused something of an uproar. Her contention appears…