Non-violent Protest Against Apartheid (Clip 2 of 2)
The second clip associated with the Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela lesson plan shows the re-enactment of an African National Congress-organized non-violent protest against apartheid and the South African government that occurred in 1952. Tell students that the South African government responded to every attempt to oppose the system of apartheid with increased repression and violence, therefore resistance movements decided to take up arms in the struggle. Students should individually identify a national, state or local problem that they could try to change. 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.