10 Signs From The South African Apartheid

And to think these signs only became illegal in 1994. While overt American racial tensions of the 50s and 60s were content to divide folks into black or white, South Africa really went the extra mile. People were white, black, coloured, Asian, “other Asian” or “honorary white”, with each group having its own rules and social stigma complete with paperwork to prove what group you were part of.

This post was created by a user and has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!

 
  Your Reaction?
  REACT WITH GIF
 

    Contributions

    Hot Buzz

    White House Reconsidering Ban On Military Gear For Police Departments

    13 Challenges We Really Need To See On “MasterChef”

    Now Buzzing