Liberation [SELF] – ABSTRACT

By all means, feel free to acquaint yourself with the theme of our paper (the abstract below).     ABSTRACT This essay explores the different narratives of the youth of Windhoek city in Namibia, and their strides towards a liberation of self. Specifically, it seeks to unpack the contemporary young Namibian, a divergent from the … Continue reading Liberation [SELF] – ABSTRACT

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Day 4: Dark Brown 4B/4C Natural Hair – is a ‘discrimination issue’

So in 2016, during the last semester of my first year masters at the #GSA_UJ, I subjectively took on the politics of hair featuring en la arquitectura. You can find the full project here on my academic blog Slim Cognito 🙂 Titled The Weighting Aisle: Dismantling Structures of Power in the Check-out Aisle, I explored myself, blackness, dreams … Continue reading Day 4: Dark Brown 4B/4C Natural Hair – is a ‘discrimination issue’

Note 3: Eating out

English words in South African accents, latest western hit music and the sound of footsteps...incoming and outbound...fill the ambience of the eatery I have chosen to spend my spare hour...or two. I am seated at a bright red booth meant for 6...I asked the waiter for one...I guess my backpack gets a seat then. I hear … Continue reading Note 3: Eating out