Where were you on November 4th, 2008?
I was at a 24-hour diner in Cape Town, South Africa, a little out of it because it was 3 AM (way past my bedtime, just for the record) and polls were still closing back in the States. We knew the results wouldn’t be announced [...]
The video invokes painful historical imagery — older and larger black women dressed in maids uniforms, sitting on their knees before several 20-something white men. Speaking in Afrikaans, the men call the women whores, and the women call the men master, a term blacks were forced to use during apartheid when addressing whites. Duped [...]
I had never realized how much America is on the minds of those who have never stepped foot on American soil and may never have the means to go. People here in South Africa are concerned that the U.S. will purchase fewer South African exports if the country goes into recession later this [...]