Posts Tagged: Johannesburg

Justice Under a Tree

Upon arriving to Johannesburg, I could feel an immediate difference in the atmosphere of the city. While Cape Town felt more California-esque, Johannesburg felt more like the bustling cities of Chicago and New York City back home in the US. Endless mountains were replaced with a skyline filled with towers – although it has nothing… Read more »

Feeling Otherness & Other Things

Long time, no blog! I want to apologize for not keeping up with this blog during my actual time on the program. If anything, I suppose we can interpret my failure to post a blog as a testament to South Africa’s ability to keep me busy. So much has happened, and I will try to… Read more »

Diamonds are Forever

By Kathleen Leinweber, Public Health in South Africa, Spring 2012 It sits nestled in a sea of gold, platinum and silver.  It glints, shines, teases and tantalizes as the light strikes its many faces, splaying its radiating iridescence.  It is a sign of power, wealth, and love, yet is derived from generations of hard, physical… Read more »