The Black And White Water Fountains

1918 Words Apr 30th, 2015 8 Pages
Visualize the critical racial discrimination in the United States and recall prior knowledge about the harsh environments and the unequal treatments that African Americans faced such as the “black and white water fountains” in the South. Dating back to the beginning of the 1910s, Apartheid has done its share in racial segregation .It as an immense conflict that was yet concluded by the people who collaborated to form the Anti-Apartheid movement. Resistance to apartheid within South Africa took many forms over the years, from non-violent demonstrations, protests and strikes to political action and eventually to armed resistance. Overtime there has been a plethora of leaders that were willing to abolish segregation, which includes Nelson Mandela. Mandela played a pivotal role in the demise and termination of apartheid that resided in South Africa. Nonetheless his morals behind the Anti-Apartheid movement emerged worldwide. I strongly oppose Apartheid in view of the fact that it was a very disappointing and discouraging time in South Africa due to the abundance of turmoil, hate, and degrading of one’s human rights as a person. Apartheid was such a prominent problem in South Africa and was opposed in many forms by protest and reforms. Racial segregation has been a part of South Africa’s society before the apartheid which became official in 1948 when the National Party gained totality of South Africa. For example, in 1913 the Land Acts were implemented, the purpose of these…

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