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Nelson Mandela

A video on the life story of Nelson Mandela, taken from the website https://www.nelsonmandela.org/   “ I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an … Continuer la lecture »

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Residential schools

LLCE 3 videos on the residential schools and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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Namwayut

LLCE Namwayut’s testimony on his childhood in a residential school and on the TRC

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The TRC

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission Origin : South Africa after the end of apartheid in 1995 Structure : a kind of court presided by the activist and ex archbishop Desmond Tutu. Objective : its objective was to reconcile victims and oppressors who were encouraged to give testimonies about what had really happened during the Apartheid … Continuer la lecture »

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Passbooks

What is a passbook? Watch some testimonies to know more about passbooks. Geoff Budlender, Advocate of the Supreme Court: Well the Passbook was a document which all Africans had to carry from the age of sixteen. They had to produce it on demand. It was a criminal offence to fail to produce it on demand. … Continuer la lecture »

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NELSON MANDELA

Nelson Mandela (July 18, 1918 – December 5, 2013)   Mini biographie en français sur BFMTV :   Sa vie en images sur le site de l’Express : http://videos.lexpress.fr/actualite/monde/video-nelson-mandela-sa-vie-en-images_1305669.html Les discours marquants de Mandela sur le site de Libération : http://www.liberation.fr/monde/2013/12/06/les-discours-marquants-de-nelson-mandela_964577 D’autres vidéos sur ABC (en anglais) : http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-12-06/nelson-mandela-obituary/3917536 Les moments forts d’une existence hors … Continuer la lecture »

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I HAVE A DREAM

Without the use of violence, Martin Luther King fought discrimination against the Blacks at the time of racial segregation in the US in the 1960s. He pronounced his famous speech « I have a dream » on August 28th, 1963, fifty years ago. About the speech on wikipedia (in French) : http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Have_a_Dream The video and the text … Continuer la lecture »

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