The Spirit of District Six: 32 Interesting Black and White Photographs Capture Everyday Life of Cape Town, South Africa in 1970
Now in his 70s, the South African photographer Cloete Breytenbach began working as a journalist on an Afrikaans-language newspaper in Cape Town in 1951 and went on to an international career. But Cape Town remained his home base, and “District Six,” his moving series of photographs at White Box, is set there. District Six was the name of an area that was Dutch colonial farmland in the 18th century and by the 20th had become a lively part of Cape Town. Its population was racially and…
apartheid | Definition, Facts, Beginning, & End
Apartheid, in South Africa, a policy that governed relations between the white minority and nonwhite majority during the 20th century. It sanctioned racial segregation and political and economic discrimination against nonwhites. Learn more about apartheid in this article.
Bygone Cape Town · Miss Moss
i have long been an avid follower of Etienne du Plessis' flickr stream, where he shares many vintage photographs including old shots of Cape Town. please click on the images to be taken to the…
Shephard Street is seen during the final days of District Six in Cape Town | South African History Online
Shephard Street is seen during the final days of District Six in Cape Town, South Africa, before the government removed all the residents from the area.
Distrik Ses, #11: Die slopings en gedwonge verskuiwings - Luister Donderdag 20:30 | RSGplus
Wat weet jy van Distrik Ses? Van die strate, die eertydse inwoners, die musikante, die speletjies wat die kinders op straat gespeel het en die lewe in die dorp? Johan van Lill het dié insiggewende dokumentêre reeks Distrik Ses – elke straat het ’n storie saamgestel. RSG kry baie reaksie van oud-inwoners van Distrik Ses. Ons sê dankie. Laat hoor gerus van julle! Hier is kort uittreksel oor die reeks: Oor die volgende dertien weke gaan ons kyk na hoe Distrik Ses ontstaan het. Met die hulp van…
Memories of District Six
A mini-documentary of District Six, Cape Town, broadcast during the BBC's coverage of WC 2010. www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=29370108599#!/video/video....
City Tour Cape Town South Africa: Historical Cape Town City Tour
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Black and white photograph of M. Beinkinstadt Store in District Six. A man sitting outside one of the adjacent houses and two children in the foreground. The building still exists but the surrounding houses have since been destroyed.