Haji Mohamed Dawjee
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Why Tiger Woods must acknowledge his blackness
When someone steps out of their blackness when it matters most, they might as well be white, even if they're Tiger Woods, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Where is the future of journalism?
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says we need fresh minds for fresh and important coverage, but are we selling the future of journalism a lie?
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Waiting for Brexit
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says the majority of British history is made up of the career colonisers taking their time herding themselves out of one area and moving on to greener pastures with their fingers crossed.
HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: The newness of getting away from the news
Haji Mohamed Dawjee reflects on what happened when she was forced to get away from it all.
OPINION: On Karima Brown, the EFF and the fallacy of a 'just-world'
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says Karima Brown is yet another woman at the mercy of a toxically masculine society sick with the disease of victim blaming in a culture rife with rape.
[OPINION] We could drink a case of Caster
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says Caster Semenya is another example of the sweet sound of the lonely sprint. A black woman immersed in the blush of success and the bloom of many firsts.
[OPINION] The crack in Eskom. How do we get the light back in?
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says there doesn't seem to be any music to light our way in the Eskom-induced darkness.
[OPINION] Agrizzi: The confessions of a racist
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says Angelo Agrizzi’s confession to being a racist will not strike racism off the record.
[OPINION] Gillette: The best a woman can get
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says for men to be challenged by a single commercial - Gillette razors of all things - is just about as good as chopping their balls off in public.
[OPINION] Facebook’s ten-year challenge: What’s in a meme?
Haji Mohamed Dawjee ponders what is really behind the #tenyearchallenge.
[OPINION] 'Twas the season for slut-shaming
Haji Mohamed Dawjee tells the story of how on the second of Christmas, she was called a whore in a T-shirt.
[OPINION] Abantu Book Festival and 'let whites in' argument
Following an appearance at the Abantu Book Festival, a blacks only event, Haji Mohamed Dawjee grapples with the argument of including of white people in black people's spaces.
[OPINION] A tribute to Johnny Clegg: What a wow
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says as we eagerly traverse the bridge between Sunday night after Global Citizen Fest, she dares you to witness the greatness in this cover of 'The Crossing.'
[OPINION] The agility of the aged
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says there are lessons to be learnt from older people that go far beyond their engaging storytelling.
[OPEN LETTER] To Patricia de Lille on behalf of the people of Bo-Kaap
Haji Mohamed Dawjee has a message for Patricia de Lille for her role in preventing Bo-Kaap from being declared a heritage area, and the consequences of that move.
[OPINION] World Diabetes Day: The dreariness of the disease
If Haji Mohamed Dawjee has firsthand experience with watching someone living with the disease, why would she be so brazen as to call it dreaded and dreary?
[OPINION] Trumping the midterms in the age of Donald
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says sometimes you need a Donald to dare you to stare ugly truths in the face.
[OPINION] HHP and the cultural stigma of depression
Haji Mohamed Dawjee says the haunting cultural stigma of depression has no season. It sticks around, rain or shine, it has your bags packed and ready for the inevitable guilt trip.