Policing student politics: Is there a ‘right’ way to protest?
The custodians of the status quo at the institution still known as Rhodes University have insisted that 'there is no need to disrupt anything if you wish to be heard'.
Apartheid 2015: Rhodes polices transformation
Despite Rhodes University’s constant claim that it is an open university without gates barring the public from the campus, members of the Black Student Movement found themselves locked out of the Gavin Reilly Postgraduate Village on August 28 2015.
Post-Marikana SA, birthing the new student politics
The Black Student Movement has established a political praxis that showed marked breaks with traditional hierarchical student representative structures.
“They Will Not Take the Street”: Ferguson and Colonial Histories
Last week, activists staged protests in Ferguson, Missouri to memorialize the death of unarmed, black teenager Michael Brown at the hands of an armed policeman a year ago.