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How the author raised himself from squalor in the streets of South Africa.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Mark Mathabane
Publisher: Turtleback
Release: 1998
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 0606207481

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Written with courage and conviction, Mark Mathbane's reveals the extraordinary memoir of growing up in a world under apartheid. B&W photo insert.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Mark Mathabane
Publisher:
Release: 1998-10-01
File: 354 Pages
ISBN-13: 0812456033

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A Study Guide for Mark Mathabane's "Kaffir Boy: The True Story of Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Nonfiction Classics for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Nonfiction Classics for Students for all of your research needs.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
Release: 2016
File: 22 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781410350329

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Continues the story of the Black South African who migrated to the United States, and tells of his adjustment to America's luxuries and freedoms, and his discovery of America's racial and social injustices

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Mark Mathabane
Publisher: Free Press
Release: 1990
File: 303 Pages
ISBN-13: 0020345305

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True story about the author's experience growing up black in South Africa, and short history of South Africa.

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Genre: Apartheid
Author: Mark Mathabane
Publisher: Literacy Volunteers of
Release: 1991
File: 63 Pages
ISBN-13: 0929631285

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Looks at censorship in American schools and libraries, and includes a section of the fifty most banned books from 1996 through 2000, including newcomer Harry Potter.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Herbert N. Foerstel
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Release: 2002
File: 296 Pages
ISBN-13: 0313311668

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A roadmap to healing America’s wounds, bridging the racial divide, and diminishing our anger. Mathabane touched the hearts of millions of people around the world with his powerful memoir, Kaffir Boy, about growing up under apartheid in South Africa and was praised by Oprah Winfrey and Bill Clinton. In his new book, The Lessons of Ubuntu: How an African Philosophy Can Inspire Racial Healing in America, Mathabane draws on his experiences with racism and racial healing in both Africa and America, where he has lived for the past thirty-seven years, to provide a timely and provocative approach to the search for solutions to America’s biggest and most intractable social problem: the divide between the races. In his new book, Mathabane tells what each of us can do to become agents for racial healing and justice by learning how to practice the ten principles of Ubuntu, an African philosophy based on the concept of our shared humanity. The book’s chapters on obstacles correlate to chapters on Ubuntu principles: The Teaching of Hatred vs. Empathy Racial Classification vs. Compromise Profiling vs. Learning Mutual Distrust vs. Nonviolence Black Bigotry vs. Change Dehumanization vs. Fogiveness The Church and White Supremacy vs. Restorative Justice Lack of Empathy vs. Love The Myth That Blacks and Whites Are Monolithic vs. Spirituality Self-Segregation: American Apartheid vs. Hope By practicing Ubuntu in our daily lives, we can learn that hatred is not innate, that even racists can change, and that diversity is America’s greatest strength and the key to ensuring our future. Concerned by the violent protests on university campuses and city streets, and the killing of black men by the police, Mathabane challenges both blacks and whites to use the lessons of Ubuntu to overcome the stereotypes and mistaken beliefs that we have about each other so that we can connect as allies in the quest for racial justice.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Mark Mathabane
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2018-01-30
File: 252 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781510712621

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Apartheid vertigo, the dizzying sensation following prolonged oppression and delusions of skin colour, is the focus of this book. For centuries, the colour-code shaped state and national ideals, created social and emotional distances between social groups, permeated public and private spheres, and dehumanized Africans of all nationalities in South Africa. Two decades after the demise of official apartheid, despite four successive black governments, apartheid vertigo still distorts South Africa's postcolonial reality. The colour-code endures, but now in postcolonial masks. Political freedom notwithstanding, vast sections of the black citizenry have adopted and adapted the code to fit the new reality. This vertiginous reality is manifest in the neo-apartheid ideology of Makwerekwere - the postcolonial colour-code mobilized to distinguish black outsiders from black insiders. Apartheid vertigo ranges from negative sentiments to outright violence against black outsiders, including insults, humiliations, extortions, searches, arrests, detentions, deportations, tortures, rapes, beatings, and killings. Ironically, the victims are not only the outsiders against whom the code is mobilized but also the insiders who mobilize it. Drawing on evidence from interviews, observation, press articles, reports, research monographs, and history, this book unravels the synergies of history, migration, nationalism, black group relations, and violence in South Africa, deconstructing the idea of visible differences between black nationals and black foreign nationals. The book demonstrates that in South Africa, violence always lurks on the surface of everyday life with the potential to burst through the fragile limits set upon it and possibly escalate to ethnic cleansing.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: David M. Matsinhe
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2016-05-23
File: 232 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781317180227

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Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Publisher:
Release: 1996
File: Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:36669509

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Genre: Folk-lore, Kaffir
Author: George McCall Theal
Publisher: London : S. Sonnenschein, Le Bas & Lowrey
Release: 1886
File: 226 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015031992699

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