Insight: Prejudice

The colour of justice: Hlonipha Mokoena takes on colourism

The present-day experiences of black women and indigenous communities suggest we are still living in a pigmentocracy

03 February 2019 - 00:00

When the apartheid government manufactured racial classes in SA, it used its roughest tools to decide who belonged in which group.

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