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Part 1, Section 1 – Apartheid

Apartheid in South Africa was a social, political, and cultural system of legalized racism favoring whites over blacks. Research and discuss the history and manifestations of apartheid. Why did it last as long as it did? What were its economic implications? In what ways does its influence linger in contemporary South Africa?

Part 1, Section 1 – Apartheid and Slavery

In the preface to Chapter 2, “Born a Crime,” the author draws the first of several parallels between South African apartheid and the history of black/white race relations in America. What parallels do you see in the two situations, in both principle and practice? In what ways was racism legal in America? How has the situation changed? In what ways does the influence of racism linger in America?  

Part 1, Section 2 – Being a Chameleon

The author describes himself as seeing the need to, and being able to, change...

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