Tag: <span>south africa</span>

If you’re interested in learning about apartheid including the circumstances that led to its official creation, the laws that were enacted, meaning what they said and what they actually meant, as well as how apartheid affected people in their day to day lives, the movement that led to its abolishment, and its aftermath. Then this “Apartheid in South Africa” Black History Feature is for you.

Historical Profile

A profile of Walter Sisulu, a South African anti-apartheid activist and a leader of the African National Congress (ANC) who was imprisoned for 26 years alongside Nelson Mandela.

Historical Profile

Shortly after the establishment of the first European settlements in what would become South Africa, Africans and Boers began fighting over access to land. Over the years, Africans would be pushed off their land and their livestock confiscated leading to conflicts and full-scale wars. By the end of the 1800s, South Africa was carved into four White-controlled regions, colonies of the British and Boers.

Historical Profile

A profile of Miriam Makeba, a South African entertainer who was exiled for 30 years in retaliation for her speaking out against apartheid.

Historical Profile