"Immorality Act, 1927" - "Born a Crime"
• The following version of this book was used to create this Lesson Plan: Noah, Trevor. Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood. Spiegel and Grau, 2016. First Edition Hardcover. This memoir is composed of eighteen short stories from Trevor Noah's life in South Africa. Each chapter centers around a different aspect of his life and is preceded by a short passage providing context or commentary.
• Before the table of contents there is a passage describing the Immorality Act of 1927, which outlawed intercourse between South Africans of European and African descent.
• The foreward to "Run" begins on page 3.
•The author describes how the apartheid system gave different rights to the different tribes of South Africa to keep them from uniting to resist the rule of white colonizers.
• The author describes the Zulu as a tribe of "warriors" (3) in contrast to the Xhosa...
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