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Andrew Zondo: The Freedom Fighter Who Was Executed for Resisting Apartheid in South Africa

Andrew Zondo, was a courageous freedom fighter, whose life was marked by a fierce determination to resist the oppressive apartheid regime that sought to perpetuate racial segregation and discrimination. Born around 1966 or 1967 in KwaMashu, a township near Durban,...

Dompas: The Oppressive Apartheid Law That Restricted the Movement of Black Africans in South Africa

South Africa's pass laws also called dompas, were a system of regulations that restricted the movement of black Africans within the country. These laws were implemented by the white minority government in South Africa during apartheid.

Sharpeville Massacre: The Tragic Event that Fueled the Fight Against Apartheid in South Africa

The Sharpeville massacre was a turning point in the history of South Africa, marking a major shift in the struggle against apartheid. On March 21, 1960, thousands of black South Africans gathered outside the Sharpeville police station to protest against the apartheid pass laws.

South African Anti-apartheid Icon Andrew Mlangeni Dies at 95

Andrew Mlangeni, the last surviving anti-apartheid activist convicted with Nelson Mandela at South Africa's infamous Rivonia Trial, has died at 95.
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Remembering Bruce Boynton: the Activist Who Was Arrested and Jailed for Ordering Burger at a Whites Only Restaurant

Boynton's simple act of ordering a cheeseburger in a whites-only restaurant sparked a legal battle that led to significant changes in the country's discriminatory practices.