In the first clip associated with the Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela lesson plan, a man named Percy recalls what it was like to live under apartheid in the South African city of Bloemfontein. Students should discuss how they might have felt living in the conditions shown in the film. Discuss their reactions and find out if students would have done anything to resist such treatment. Return to lesson plan »
In the wake of his stepfather's death, Thomas Allen Harris embarks on a journey of reconciliation. Harris's stepfather, B. Pule Leinaeng, was part of the first wave of black South African exiles that told the world about the brutality of the apartheid system.
In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.