The Power of Political Profanity

SANKOFA the socialist inclined romantic Initially, this post was intended to be a feminist dialogue about the legitimacy and necessity of political profanity. The power of the femme employing vulgarity – vulgarity as a response to violence, as a response embodying the carnivalesque nature of patriarchal impositions which expect politeness… a level of borderline de-humanising

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Fascism, white nostalgia and the myth of the Afrikaner genocide – A visual studies essay

So here’s a more academic type article. I did this essay as part of my Visual Studies course. The brief was as follows : Discuss the communicative function of propaganda by analyzing contemporary visual examples of political propaganda from your immediate environment, be it propaganda that you see or hear in the streets, in the

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The Public Trial of R.Kelly

16 January 2019 -SANKOFA weighs in : TW : Sexual abuse, pedophilia, rape Early last year, 18 April 2018 to be specific, Fader Magazine released an article which reported that R.Kelly’s publicist, lawyer and assistant have all dropped the R&B Singer in light of then-new allegations. The allegations, made in the poignant, insightful and incredibly

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Let’s talk about… the Khoisan knife-wielding samurai Lady Skollie & Sex (or her depiction thereof)

28 June 2018 Recently, I read a book for my English seminar, The Women of Brewster Place. In the first few pages the womxn (around which the book is centered) are described as follows ” They were hard-edged, soft centered, brutally demanding, and easily pleased.” It was a descriptor that left me reeling – like the

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