Tshepo Mapeshoane, no. 1, Black Boy Series. Vosloorus, January 2013.
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Tshepo Mapeshoane, no. 1, Black Boy Series. Vosloorus, January 2013.

This is an image I made of Tshepo Mapeshoane in January 2013. Tshepo lives in Vosloorus, east-rand, Gauteng, with his father’s eldest sister. Tshepo used to live with his dad and grandma in Katlehong. But she’s getting on in years. Tshepo’s father died in 2012. Apparently, his mother doesn’t want him. He is not in … Continue reading

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Young Black Men Have Much To Fear

The chances of dying from violence in South Africa are much higher for young black men than for any other group. Much, much higher. The same is true for being unemployed. The only competition for likeliest to be unemployed are young black women. Logically, you would think young black men would be most afraid of … Continue reading