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Apartheid Itzel Rodriguez In the international media and in the popular perception world-wide, the negotiated settlement in the early 1990s brought apartheid in South Africa “officially to an end,” was portrayed and celebrated as a triumph of the black race over the white regime, a perception approved by the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Nelson Mandela and F.W. De Klerk. Overall the international and scholarly consensus in the mid-1990s was that we should feel hopeful for the future of 'the New South Africa'. Conversely Dr. Kunnie didn’t feel as buoyant as illustrated in his book “Is Apartheid Really Dead ?” He questions the motifs and attempts to correct the views the mass majority has of the “new” South Africa. I believe that the changes that have occurred since post-apartheid were not geared toward empowerment of the black working class majority; instead, they were designed to maintain the supremacy of capital and white ownership of the land as well as the control of the economy of South Africa. Although blacks aren’t
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