Tags: APARTHEID -- South Africa; LITERATURE & morals; MANDELA, Nelson, 1918-; RACE discrimination -- Law & legislation; BOOKS & reading -- Social aspects; RICH, Adrienne, 1929-2012; CULTURAL pluralism; SOUTH Africa -- History; BLACKS -- Segregation; RACE discrimination -- Government policy; MULTICULTURALISM in literature; RACE awareness in literature
- The End of Apartheid. McGill, Sara Ann // End of Apartheid;2009, p1
Presents a brief history of apartheid, the policy of racial segregation enforced by the minority government of South Africa between 1950 and 1983. Details of the government's classification of various ethnic groups; Economic and social oppression of the black South African majority by the white...
- HISTORY. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa;May2006, p2
Provides a background on the history of South Africa. Ethnic groups who settled in the country from 1500 to 1779; Prevalence of violence during the British invasion; Actions taken by former President Nelson Mandela to promote reconciliation after the apartheid.
- HISTORY. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa;Jul2006, p2
Explores the history of South Africa. Early inhabitants in the country; Settlement of Europeans in the country since 1652; White domination and racial separation known as apartheid enforced by the National Party in 1948; Election of Nelson Mandela as president on May 10, 1994.
- Beyond Black and White. Perry, Alex // Time International (Atlantic Edition);4/20/2009, Vol. 173 Issue 16, p45
The article discusses the depiction of South African apartheid in motion pictures. The author notes that South Africans would prefer to tell the stories of their history themselves rather than having foreigners film them. The portrayal of Morgan Freeman as President Nelson Mandela is cited as an...
- Meeting Nelson Mandela. Leon, Rebecca // Scholastic Scope;12/14/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p14
The article focuses on Nelson Mandela, who lead a 30-year struggle to end apartheid in South Africa.
- THIS WEEK IN BLACK HISTORY. // Jet;2/13/2006, Vol. 109 Issue 6, p34
The article reports on events in Black history for the week of February 5-11. Leroy "Satchel" Paige was the first Black inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on February 9, 1971. Paige spent 30 years pitching, first in the Negro Leagues and then in the American League. On February 11,...
- The Status of the Dream. Sparks, Allister // Wilson Quarterly;Spring99, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p66
Focuses on the reign of Nelson Mandela as president of South Africa. Inauguration in 1994; Challenges tackled by his government; Progress during his tenure.
- History. // South Africa Country Review;2010, p6
The article offers information on the history of South Africa including the conviction of Nelson Mandela in 1964, the uprisings in black and colored townships in 1976 and 1985, and the country's first nonracial national and provincial elections held on April 26 to 29, 1994.
- Struggle ahead in South Africa. Leeman, C. // Christian Century;4/11/90, Vol. 107 Issue 12, p356
Editorial. Describes the instability in South Africa following the release of activist Nelson Mandela. The damage of years of apartheid; Lies told about Mandela's situation; Crisis in the schools.