Apparently I’m a nigga, despite the fact that I’m not American. If you’re black you have probably been called one too. In the interest of self-discovery I’ve decided to find out just what a nigga is and how I might become better at being one…
An article I wrote for Sax Appeal Magazine 2010. Sax Appeal is a student’s satirical (sometimes?) magazine that raises funds for SHAWCO – the main outreach program at the University of Cape Town. This article was about the easy appropriation of African-American culture in South Africa.
Writer Gugulethu Hlekwayo
Publication Sax Appeal 2010