Joy Shan: To Give Memory a PlaceJuly 2016
Pieter Hugo's latest portrait series examines the quiet afterlives of apartheid and genocide.
Forget You’re Watching a PlayMay 2016
The director of Eclipsed on bringing the first all-female production to Broadway.
Will McGrath: The Noose in HentiesbaaiDecember 2015
Apartheid, Germans, and genocide in Namibia
Richard Falk: The Semantics of StruggleMay 2015
Words used against the grain.
Claire Nielsen: Apartheid’s Final OutpostFebruary 2015
In Orania, South Africa’s last remaining white-only town, the country’s history of racial segregation and white supremacy lives on.
Writing in the Gray AreasFebruary 2014
Are some acts so revolting that the people who commit them do not deserve a hearing?
The Barrel of the Apartheid GunJuly 2013
The Nobel laureate on Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War Against Apartheid, a new biography of South Africa’s revolutionary couple.
Fifty Shades of FeminismApril 2013
The cultural historian on the rhetoric of freedom, bossy white women, and the prospects of beating patriarchy by 2040.
Roslyn Bernstein: Okwui Enwezor Traces the Struggle of ApartheidOctober 2012
A visit with the curator of “Rise and Fall of Apartheid” shows how photographers revealed South Africans’ struggles to the world.