Heroes of the Apartheid Era in South Africa
Heroes of the Apartheid Era in South Africa Assignment
For this project, you need to find two articles about people who behaved heroically during the era of Apartheid in South Africa. Generally, this era is considered to be around the 1950s. 1193 was when a new Constitution in South Africa was enacted to officially end apartheid. Look for events in this time frame!
People to consider:
Bishop Desmond Tutu
Reverend Allan Boesak
Frederik W. deKlerk
Groups to consider:
African National Congress
The Youth League
Events to consider:
National Day of Protest
The Campaign for the Defiance of Unjust Laws
Congress of the People
Umkhontowe Sizwe (MK)
Black Consiousness Movement
June 16th Detachment
United Delegate Front
Databases to Use:
Biography in Context-Use this database to research background on specific people.
EBSCO-Use this database for newspaper, magazine, and journal articles.
Student Resource Center (Gale) - Use this database for great news resources such as the Washington Post, the New York Times, and NPR.
World History Modern-Use this database for historical information/events.
Anti-Apartheid Heroes (CNN)
Recalling the Heroes of Anti-Apartheid (NYTimes)
Albert Luthuli (SouthAfrica.net)