24 Startling Photos That Explain Apartheid In South Africa

24 Startling Photos That Explain Apartheid In South Africa

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.

The walkout by pupils at Orlando West Junior School in Soweto on 30 April 1976 in protest at being taught in Afrikaans was the fuse of the movement that came to be led by Nelson Mandela and which overthrew apartheid in South Africa. By June, Soweto was in revolt and some 600 people had been killed by the police and army. But the uprising established the jailed Mandela’s ANC as a guiding force for liberation and was immediately heeded in Britain.

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During apartheid, black people were forced to carry a dompas, while traveling outside their homelands

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

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Poster made by the Anti-Apartheid Movement in the United Kingdom highlighting the discrimination of the apartheid system. It was created in 1948 and lasted until the end of FW De Klerk’s government in

Chemical Warfar:  Anthrax used on indigenous Africans in South Africa during Apartheid/anti-Apartheid Revolution. Childwanthrax80.jpg (69406 bytes)

Chemical Warfar: Anthrax used on indigenous Africans in South Africa during Apartheid/anti-Apartheid Revolution.

A man rides a bus in Durban, meant for white passengers only,in resistance to South Africa’s apartheid policies 1986 : OldSchoolCool

A man rides a bus in Durban meant for white passengers only, in resistance to South Africa’s apartheid policies, 1986 Historical Photographs

a poster showing many of anti-apartheid activists who were arrested by the police.

a poster showing many of anti-apartheid activists who were arrested by the police.

December 6, 2013 front page of the British newspaper The Sun reports Nelson Mandela's December 5, 2013 death: "President of the World"

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This commie freak who learned his tactics from islamy freaks. December 2013 front page of the British newspaper The Sun reports Nelson Mandela's December 2013 death: "President of the World"

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: In full, “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice, like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.”

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: In full, “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice, like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.

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