apartheid

Politics and Fiction
Morals are the husband and wife of literature
July 14, 2014

How to be a "guerrilla of the imagination."

The Rise and Fall of Apartheid in Pictures
An exhibition in South Africa is attracting record-breaking crowds
June 26, 2014

An exhibition in South Africa is attracting record-breaking crowds.

"I Have Sinned Against the Lord and Against You! Will You Forgive Me?"
A former apartheid leader is seeking redemption—by washing the feet of those he wronged
June 18, 2014

A moving story of redemption, and its complications, in post-Apartheid South Africa.

Kerry Says Israel Is Headed Toward "Apartheid." Is He Right?
April 28, 2014

This was not a savvy thing to say, but that doesn't mean it was wrong.

All the Terrible Things Republicans Used to Say About Nelson Mandela
Reaganites called him a terrorist and a phony
December 06, 2013

Reaganites called him a terrorist and a phony.

Mandela Unbound: Imagining the South African Future
March 12, 1990
December 05, 2013

Just after Nelson Mandela's release from prison, John Carlin reflected on Mandela's political skills and the future of South Africa.

Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013
December 05, 2013

He was a hero who ranks with Abraham Lincoln. But he left a more ambivalent legacy, too.