Apartheid South Africa
Apartheid South Africa (1948-1994) Please note this page is still under construction. “We speak out to put the world on guard against what is happening in South Africa. The brutal policy of a…
Union and Apartheid-era South African money featuring Jan van Riebeck. He is no longer featured on South African money, which MIGHT have something to do with the fact that he begged the Dutch East India Company to let him enslave the natives.
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Bloomberg CityLab reports on the world’s cities, communities, and neighborhoods: How they work, the challenges they face, and the solutions they need.
Forward to Freedom: South Africa's Anti-Apartheid Movement historical archive – in pictures
The Anti-Apartheid Movement has launched a website which documents its campaign against the apartheid regime in South Africa.
On the 9th of August 1956, 20,000 South African women of all races marched on the Union Buildings in Pretoria to oppose the Urban Areas Act, commonly known as the Pass Laws legislation that required “non-whites” to carry a document known as the Dom Pas which would allow them to move around, or live in “White South Africa”. The day is now commemorated as Women’s Day.
This Day in History: Nov 6, 1962: U.N. condemns apartheid
On this day in 1962, the United Nations General Assembly adopts a resolution condemning South Africa's racist apartheid policies and calling on all its members to end economic and military relations with the country. In effect from 1948 to 1993, apartheid, which comes from the Afrikaans word for "apartness," was government-sanctioned racial segregation and political and economic discrimination against South Africa's non-white majority. Among many injustices, blacks were forced to live in…
‘The destruction of District Six under the Group Areas Act. Cape Town, Cape. 5 May 1982’, David Goldblatt, 1982 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘The destruction of District Six under the Group Areas Act. Cape Town, Cape. 5 May 1982’, David Goldblatt, 1982 on display at Tate Modern.
Apartheid in South Africa Laws, History: Documentary Film - Raw Footage (1957)
Apartheid (lit. "aparthood") (pronounced [uh-pahrt-heyt, [uh-pahr-hahyt]) is an Afrikaans word for a system of racial segregation enforced through legislatio...
June 16- "SOWETO UPRISING" YOUTH DAY
The Southern West Township is burning!! JUNE 16- Celebrating YOUTH DAY in South Africa By Warren Bright “When you see your friends being shot at for just walking in the street, it does something to you. And therefore, you would look around; what are the alternatives? Do I become like my mother, forever under the yoke of apartheid? The alternative was for me to not be like my mom, great as she was, but to go and fight. ”Thandi Modise, on Soweto uprising . Thirty two years ago, the uprising of…
Computers and Apartheid
The practice of apartheid existed in South Africa for more than forty years and came to an end when Nelson Mandela (see also African National Congress) was elected president in 1994.