Daily Archives: February 5, 2010

Notes on Apartheid (HUM415)

In lieu of a mini-lecture on South African apartheid, here are my notes. Be advised these are very spare.

Roughly 75 percent of the population are Black. Bantu speakers are the largest language group. Others: Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho-Tswane. Less than 15 percent of pop. is white (Dutch and British descent). 3 percent Asian (primarily Indian). The remainder, 9 percent, are “colored”– ie. mixed.

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