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The era of apartheid in South Africa is infamous for its utter genocidal dehumanization, deportation, impoverishment and all-around discrimination against a native population by Afrikaners. Apartheid lasted for over 40 years with the support of the United States and other world powers
of march 1960 A group of 5000 protesters rally to demonstrate against the pass laws in the small town of Sharpeville, South Africa. These laws were designed to segregate the population. Requiring all black citizens to special “pass book”.
Hamilton Naki became a self-taught surgeon of such skill that Dr. Christiaan Barnard chose him to assist in the world's first human heart transplant in 1967. His contribution was kept secret for three decades because he was a black man in apartheid-era South Africa. He acquired his surgical skills through years of silent observation and covert practice at the university's medical school. His skills were so esteemed that the university quietly looked the other way.
Nelson Mandela Anti-apartheid activist who became President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, the first to be elected in a fully democratic process. Mandela served 27 years in prison. Following his release in 1990, Mandela supported reconciliation and negotiation, and led the transition towards multi-racial democracy in South Africa. One of Mandela’s primary commitments in recent years has been to the fight against AIDS. He won the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize. Photo by Hans Gedda
The Soccer Fence: A story of friendship, hope, and apartheid in South Africa: Phil Bildner, Jesse Joshua Watson: 9780399247903: Amazon.com: Books
soulfulremixed: Steve Biko was the founder of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa. In 1968 he cofounded the all-black South African Students’ Organisation. The organisation’s message spread from campuses to the general community, and in 1972 Biko helped found the Black People’s Convention. He was arrested many times for his anti-apartheid work and in 1977, died from injuries while in police custody. Joan Baez ~ Biko https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hn1QS1p94Oo
A referendum to end apartheid in South Africa is passed 68.7% to 31.2%. Apartheid (“the status of being apart”) was a system of racial segregation enforced through legislation by the National Party governments, who were the ruling party from 1948 to 1994, of South Africa, under which the rights of t...A referendum to end apartheid in South Africa is passed 68.7% to 31.2%. Apartheid (“the status of being apart”) was a system of racial segregation enforced through legislation by the National…