South Africa

Overcoming Apartheid, Building Democracy

African Studies Center, Michigan State University | Mar 29, 2021

South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid, Building Democracy provides primary source materials, chronological narrative units, and curriculum ideas for teaching high school and undergraduate students about the struggle to end apartheid and build democracy in South Africa. This site includes interviews with South African activists, raw video footage documenting mass resistance and police repression, historical documents, rare photographs, and original narratives. Overcoming Apartheid also features discussion questions and resource–rich activities such as a “You be the Judge” trial on the death of Stephen Biko.

Tags: Africa Assignments Class Activities Lecture, Podcast, & Documentary Lesson Plans Maps Music Primary Sources Readings Short Video Human Rights & Violations Legal Political Race & Ethnicity 1900-1945 1945-Present


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