Men Who Speak With Fists: Pearlie Joubert
Gender / Masculinity / Men / Power / Violence / Women

Men Who Speak With Fists: Pearlie Joubert

Five years ago this month the journalist Pearlie Joubert wrote this article for the Mail & Guardian (http://mg.co.za/article/2007-11-19-men-who-speak-with-fists). I met Pearlie for the first time last week. During our conversation slash interview slash ideas-storm about a project on “how to start a revolution”, she was reminded by something I said about the article and promised to send … Continue reading

Africa / African / Blacks / Culture / Tradition

“Some Africans Who Become Too Clever”

Here is the first draft of the piece that appeared under Mbuyiselo Botha and my name in the City Press of 11 November 2012. First, though, I should say that the piece is a response to these impromptu remarks by President Jacob Zuma in his address to the National House of Traditional Leaders on the Traditional … Continue reading