Black women 'fighting battles on two fronts'
DATE: 29 June 2020
AUTHOR: Herald Live
Black women in SA are not only disadvantaged because of the colour of their skin, but also due to their gender.
During a virtual community dialogue hosted by The Herald and Nelson Mandela University on Friday, titled “Black Lives Matter — How can we subvert the systemic racism still prevalent in our racialised society?”, a panel of experts spoke on how women experienced racism based on the colour of their skin but were also fighting patriarchy and for recognition and space in corporate spaces.
Human Sciences Research Council CEO Crain Soudien said patriarchy was in some way deeper than racist construction.
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