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8 Ways The Ugly Remnants of Apartheid Still Exist in South Africa

Africa, African National Congress, Afrikaner Resistance Movement, Afrikkan, Apartheid In South Africa, apartheid still exists, Editor's Picks, Hendrick Verwoerd, klienfontein, List, nelson mandela, Race, South Africa, South African Reconciliation Barometer, Ventersdorp -

8 Ways The Ugly Remnants of Apartheid Still Exist in South Africa

When Nelson Mandela became South Africa’s first Black president in 1994, his ascent was celebrated worldwide and represented a change in the country’s hateful apartheid system that rendered Black South Africans segregated and less than human. Perhaps Mandela’s biggest challenge was to bring reconciliation to a country that, since 1652, had been white-ruled and Black-oppressed. The rural, white-run towns around the major cities would be the hardest to change. Twenty-one years after Mandela’s victory, while South Africa as a whole is a dynamic place that boasts some of the most beautiful territory on Earth, remnants of apartheid still exist in numerous ways.


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