Apartheid

Anti-Apartheid Activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies at Age 81

A leader in the fight against South African apartheid, she died surrounded by family members in Johannesburg.

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For a Conscious Black Child of the '80s, Hugh Masekela Brought Lightness to the Heavy Anti-Apartheid Movement

Being a kid during the anti-apartheid movement meant learning, in real time, that the oppression of Black people was global. Akiba Solomon gives thanks for the joy and lightness that the father of South African jazz brought to an intense international struggle. 

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BET's 'Madiba' Brings Nelson Mandela's Anti-Apartheid Struggle to the Small Screen

The biopic miniseries premieres tonight and stars Laurence Fishburne as the African National Congress leader.

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Trevor Noah Defends Tomi Lahren Interview, Addresses Photo Controversy on 'The Breakfast Club'

“The Daily Show” host and “The Breakfast Club’s” Charlamagne Tha God both faced criticism from people who say they indulged the conservative pundit’s anti-Black perspective.

That Time Reagan Vetoed the Anti-Apartheid Act

Watch Desmond Tutu break down how wrong the president was to support South Africa’s racist regime.

The Legacy of Steve Biko's Fight Against South African Apartheid

We take a look at how his activism inspired a movement.

FIFA's World Cup Having a Ball With Child Labor

South Africa is the center of world this week, kicking off the

first-ever World Cup Games on the African continent. But as the cameras

pan across green fields and lavish festivities, labor activists are

keeping their eye on the ball.

According to a report on soccer ball manufacturing from the

International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF), more than a decade since the