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Friday, 11 January 2013

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY: APARTHEID IN SOUTH AFRICA AND THE EFFECT ON BLACK PEOPLE:

Apartheid was a system of Racial Segregation enforced by Legislation by the National Party Government who were the ruling party from 1948 to 1994 of South Africa under which the rights of Black  Majority inhabitants of South Africa were totally curtailed and the white supremacy and Afrikaner minority rule maintained. Racial Segregation in South Africa began in colonial times under Dutch and British rule, however apartheid as an official policy was introduced in 1948. New legislation classified inhabitants into four Racial Groups - Natives, Whites, Coloured and Asian. and all residential areas were segregated.






































Some times by forced removal a whole area and community that have been there for donkey years were forced to move, some times at gun point. None white political representation was completely abolished and Black People were deprived of their citizenship and became legally self governing home land.