Even as the diversity and inclusion programmes proliferate, calls for far-reaching structural change remain unanswered.
M Neelika Jayawardane
M Neelika Jayawardane is Associate Professor of English at the State University of New York-Oswego, and a Research Associate at the Visual Identities ... in Art and Design (VIAD), University of Johannesburg (South Africa). She is a recipient of the 2018 Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for a book project on the Afrapix, a South African photographers' agency that operated during the last decade of apartheid. She is a founding member of the online magazine, Africa is a Country. Along with academic publications, her writing is featured in Transition, Aperture, Contemporary&, Contemporary Practices: Visual Art from the Middle East, and Even Magazine.
Anonymous social media accounts that provide a safe space for women to talk about sexual abuse deserve protection.
Africans will no longer sit idly by as foreign journalists display their tragedies for Western consumption.
Goldblatt will be remembered as a mentor, a teacher and above all, the founder of Market Photo Workshop in Johannesburg.
It is time for more privileged immigrants in the US to stop seeing themselves as more deserving than others.