Visit the Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg

After seeing an exhibition on the life of Nelson Mandela in Paris in 2013, I developed an interest for South Africa, its history, its people and its culture and its challenges. I finally decided to go and visit the country in December 2017,  by visiting Johannesburg and Cape Town. The Apartheid Museum based in Johannesburg … Continue reading Visit the Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg

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Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Reni Eddo Lodge here narrates the history of racial bias and injustice in the UK. From the colonial times, to immigration waves incensed by the UK government post WWII, one gets to understand the struggles that immigrants went through, whether it was verbal, or physical violence, and the lack of accountability of institutions which once … Continue reading Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

A Long Walk to Freedom – Nelson Mandela

This book is a must for anyone interested in South African history - and more specifically, apartheid. The period of apartheid (1948-1991) was a dark time in the South African history, marked by openly racist policies towards 'coloured people'. This autobiography traces back the story of Rolihlahla 'Madiba' Nelson Mandela, from his birth in a … Continue reading A Long Walk to Freedom – Nelson Mandela