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”.
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
Forward to Freedom: South Africa's Anti-Apartheid Movement historical archive – in pictures
BY: DEREK IDE Throughout the 1970s and the 1980s, the struggle against South African apartheid reached its zenith. Although Black Student Unions (BSUs) across the United States pushed for divestment from the brutal apartheid government, the case of the BSU at the University of Toledo is particularly...BY: DEREK IDE Throughout the 1970s and the 1980s, the struggle against South African apartheid reached its zenith. Although Black Student Unions (BSUs) across the United States pushed for…