We are far from that. That is the answer I would like to give most. But I feel my discomfort. Racism exists in all social contexts and structures. Why should a mission organisation be exempt from it? If we look at the past, there was clear racism from today’s perspective. The people in the area …read more
Is there any right to look away or is there any privilege to ignore. A mental game. Imagine you are sitting in a classroom just before the final exam. All 29 other students are sitting in the same room. Each person at his or her own table. Everyone is facing the blackboard. There are five …read more
In an world that has many worlds, a disintegrated world, my skin is like a shield those in power look at me and don’t see a dangerous person or a criminal and though they don’t know me, they keep their guns in their holsters their voices friendly. someone I love and I were both arrested …read more
Pastor Madika had to flee her homeland – and now supports French-speaking refugees in South Africa herself.
When you are googling the word racism, you will get the following definition first: “1. A doctrine, theory (constructed, often with an ideological character for justification racial abuse, colonialism or the like,) by which people or population groups with certain biological features regarding their cultural capacity have advantages over or are inferior to others by …read more
the path Station 1 Thinking Justice Station 4 Seeking DIalogue Station 2 Hearing Peace Station 5 Living Hope Station 3 Learning Respect Station 6 Going Peace Station 1 Thinking Justice Station 2 Hearing Peace Station 3 Learning Respect Station 4 Seeking Dialogue Station 5 …read more
In the podcast “My children can’t breathe” Johan Robyn, as a “Person of Color”, talks about his experiences with racism in South Africa and how current the topic is today. The pictures of George Floyd reminded him of his own fate and that of his parents and grandparents. But his children are also affected by …read more
5 questions for Nosipho R. What is your name? Where do you live? What are you doing now? What’s on your mind at the moment? My name is Nosipho, I live in the city centre of Hildesheim and I also go to school there – in grade 11 – and I’m currently heading for my …read more