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Conflict of Color: White Activists in the South African Anti-Apartheid Movement

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Author: Saunders, Blair Dickman
Advisor: Vinson, Robert Trent
Committee Members: La Fleur, J. D. (James Daniel), 1969-; Kracker Selzer, Amy
Issued Date: 5/13/2011
Subjects: Afrikaner/Afrikaans
ANC (African National Congress)
COD (Congress of Democrats)
Congress of the People
CPC (Coloured People's Congress)
Defiance Campaign
MK (Umkhonto we Sizwe)
National Party
PAC (Pan African Congress)
Progressive Party
Rivonia Trial
SACP (South African Communist Party)
SAIC (South African Indian Congress)
SANAC (South African Native Affairs Commission)
SANNC (South African Native National Congress)
Treason Trial
United Party
UDF (United Democratic Front)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/13725
Description: Throughout the trials and tribulations of the 1950s and 1960s, white anti-apartheid activists rose to the call of duty and took a stand against injustice, taking a stance that others refused to take. They threw themselves into the fire, serving jail sentences, going underground, and suffering great hardship as they separated from their families and friends. When imprisoned and exiled by the national government, they soldiered on, more resilient than ever. These activists provided an invaluable service to their country and to their fellow citizens of Africa, and many of their lives were forsaken for the cause. But above all, they achieved their aim: a free and democratic South Africa equal to all.
Degree: Bachelors of Arts in History


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