Recolonized by the Past

Malik, Kenan
http://kenanmalik.wordpress.com/2016/01/13/recolonized-by-the-past/

Publisher:  Pandaemonium
Date Written:  13/01/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX18663

It began as a campaign at the University of Cape Town to remove the statue of Cecil Rhodes that stood on the campus. For the protestors, the statue represented everything that Rhodes himself stood for: racism, colonialism, plunder, white supremacy, and the oppression of black people.