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Nasionale Vlaghysing 31 Mei 1928 ~ ( Unie van Suid-Afrika ) ~Face book)

Nasionale Vlaghysing 31 Mei 1928 ~ ( Unie van Suid-Afrika ) ~Face book)

When I was a kid I asked my mom what that sign means (it was all over back in the days)... She had no answer

Apartheid in South Africa

The bench is empty but this young black woman in a Johannesburg railway station would be breaking the law if she sat on it. There has been much talk recently about desegregating racially segregated public facilities. The reality defies the rhetoric. 1/Jan/1982. UN Photo/DB. www.unmultimedia.org/photo/

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

Emily Hobhouse (1860-1926) was a Cornish campaigner and activist, most famous for bringing the appalling conditions of the British concentration camps to the attention of the British public during the 2nd Boer War. She also worked to improve the conditions and save the live of the people there, although under much criticism from those back in England. Seen as a heroine in South Africa but known by the British government as ‘That Bloody Woman’, she had a commanding yet compassionate gaze .

FUCK YEAH HISTORY CRUSHES

Emily Hobhouse (1860-1926) was a Cornish campaigner and activist, most famous for bringing the appalling conditions of the British concentration camps to the attention of the British public during the...

Lizzie van Zyl, visited by Emily Hobhouse in the Bloemfontein concentration camp

Lizzie van Zyl, visited by Emily Hobhouse in the Bloemfontein concentration camp

Elswick Battery Potchefstroom South Africa 1901

064857:A. Sub-Division Elswick Battery Potchefstroom South Africa Unknown 1901

Type : Reprographic copy Description : A view of A. Sub-Division The Elswick Battery Potchefstroom South Africa taken in 1901. The Elswick Battery was formed from workers at Sir W. G. Armstrong-Whitworth

Cecil John Rhodes (1853 - 1902) was sent to South Africa shortly after finishing school in England. In Kimberley he purcgased a number of diamond claims and formed De Beers Consolidated Mines.

Famous People in the Diamond Industry | CT Diamond Museum

Learn more of the famous people in the South African diamond industry, past and present including Cecil John Rhodes and the Oppenheimer family.

Thomas Cullinan (1862 – 1936), prospector and entrepeneur, established the Premier (Transvaal) Diamond Mining Company in Kimberley, South Africa. It was then the largest diamond mine in the world yielding many of the world's most fanous diamonds including the Cullinan rough weighing 3,106ct.

Famous People in the Diamond Industry | CT Diamond Museum

Learn more of the famous people in the South African diamond industry, past and present including Cecil John Rhodes and the Oppenheimer family.

#electiondemocratique - Le Président Nelson Mandela pendant la cérémonie d’investiture, entouré du Vice-Président Thabo Mbeki (à d.) et du Vice-Président F. W. de Clerk (10 mai 1994).

#electiondemocratique - Le Président Nelson Mandela pendant la cérémonie d’investiture, entouré du Vice-Président Thabo Mbeki (à d.) et du Vice-Président F. W. de Clerk (10 mai 1994).

Black youths race through the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa on Thursday, Sept. 23, 1976, fleeing police who fired shots to break up demonstrations against the government by roving mobs.

Photos: Apartheid in South Africa

With the enactment of apartheid laws in 1948, racial discrimination was institutionalized. Race laws touched every aspect of social life, including a prohibition of marriage between non-whites and whites, and the sanctioning of ``white-only'' jobs. In 1950, the Population Registration Act required that all South Africans be racially classified into one of three categories: white, black (African), or colored (of mixed decent). The coloured category included major subgroups of Indians and…

Anti Apartheid Activist Albertina Sisulu Dies At 92 Photos and Premium High Res Pictures

Browse Anti-Apartheid Activist Albertina Sisulu Dies At 92 latest photos. View images and find out more about Anti-Apartheid Activist Albertina Sisulu Dies At 92 at Getty Images.