Johannesburg - “Jozi” or “Joburg”, as the locals say - has emerged over the last decade as an international urban hub. It’s earned the title as Africa’s most visited city for international travelers in 2016.
In a 2016 research study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, one participant said that “Unfortunately depression is now so firmly rooted with me that it is an indelible part of my persona. I wouldn’t know how to act without depression.”
My friend’s ex-boyfriend slapped her face in bed without a warning. She didn’t complain afterwards and didn’t consider it sexual assault, but she still felt violated. Later, when she expressed her discomfort, she was called “weak” for not being able to do so sooner.
As with the Golden Globes, the 90th Academy Awards stuck with the theme of female empowerment, showing support for movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp, that have been raising awareness for sexual harassment not only in the entertainment industry but in all workplaces across the globe.
How did this country go from being the most prosperous in Latin America to one of its most dangerous?
What are the repercussions of falsely reported hate crimes?
I knew there was a community waiting for me somewhere out there with open arms.
Anti-blackness in Canada is a lot subtler than it is in the U.S.
There’s a world of R&B and soulful rap redefining Toronto sound.
The fact that I was born on the same day as Lara Croft goes to show how far the Tomb Raider has come in comparison to little wordsmith me.
It feels like a pre-deterministic affair with failure, and so the outcome is failure; failure to accept the self, failure to accept others, failure to feel whole.
It’s how gifted human beings can share not only their point of view, but the emotional weight behind the things they see.
The menstrual taboo is destructive and absurd.
These movies need to be shown a red light.
Feminine energy is beautiful, masculine energy is beautiful and we all have at least a little bit of both.
A look back on Bastion and Transistor.
Life of Pi is a story about struggling to belong, losing hope (along with everything and everyone you’ve ever known) and the will to keep going, in spite of it all.
Modern music festivals are commercial beasts.
It eats away at creative minds and leads them down the dark path of profit-oriented art.
Despite being a twisted fabric of propaganda, it wasn’t a bad place to visit. I actually enjoyed myself.
Masturbating in defiance of Sharia Law
Your favourite boys close out season two of GFC with returning guest and friend of the show Ethan Craft.
Friend of the show Saf Malik swings by the boof before heading all the way to the UK.
Friend of the show Hakim Murray joins us in da boof to talk new faces in hip-hop and breaks down his personal list of history's biggest snitches.
This week, the dynamic duo talk about current the positive things in life, some situations that are "a likkle whack", and what sound a turkey makes.
Cool Table host Adriel Smiley graces the booth with his thoughts on modern music (and the Toronto-Man dialect) in this edition of J-School's Finest.
In our Valentine's Day special, ya boys Moosey and the Buck talk love, relationships and all sorts of business like that.
In another installment of J-School's Finest, we welcome friend of the show Saf Malik to talk British slang, tourism habits and awkward adolescence.
Exclusive pictures from North Korea.