Apartheid in South Africa | Living under racial segregation and discrimination
The political system of apartheid governed every aspect of life in South Africa from 1948 to 1991. In practice, apartheid enforced a racial hierarchy privileging white South Africans and under this system only they had the vote.
The programmes and documents illustrate what life was like for ordinary South Africans as well as revealing key moments in the struggle against this political system.
The language used to express views on race in these programmes reflects the attitudes inherent in apartheid.
Chief Albert Mvumbi Luthuli gives his views on South Africa and democracy.
An early exposé of the divisions caused by apartheid in South Africa.
Government politicians blame black South Africans for violence after a demonstration.
South Africans speak about the roots of apartheid and experiencing its daily reality.
Special programme on the assassination of the prime minister of South Africa.
What do non-white South Africans feel about apartheid?
The aftermath for South Africa of the recent violence in Soweto.
The growing legacy of bitterness as changes are made in South Africa.
Reform in South Africa is criticised for not bringing an end to apartheid.
The indomitable civil-rights activist Ellen Kuzwayo in conversation.
How women in South Africa are leading the fight for an end to apartheid.
'Panorama' investigates a young black revolutionary group.
Arthur Miller interviews Nelson Mandela, less than a year after his release.
Historic announcement from Cape Town Parliament on the end of apartheid.
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