This 'article' serves as introduction to the Special Issue: black scholarship. As such, it outlines the
various articles contained in, as well as the rationale for the issue. In this article the authors argue
that programmatic anti-racist interventions such as this Special Issue are crucial to the process of
redressing the 'racialised' patterns of research and authorship characterising mainstream
Published when Prof de la Rey was a lecturer in psychology at the University of Cape Town.