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Born into the Royal Family of the Tembu in Transkei For involvement in student politics he was expelled from Fort Haire University but obtained a law degree by correspondence He established the first African law practice in Johannesburg along with his partner Oliver Tambo He co-founded the ANC with Youth League with Tambo and Walter Sisulu and eventually became National President In 1952 he was arrested for the Defiance Apartheid is the political policy of racial segregation In Afrikaans it means apartness and the South African National Party pioneered it in 1948 when it came to power Not only did apartheid separate whites from non-whites it also segregated the Blacks Africans from the Coloureds Indians Asians All things such as jobs schools railway stations beaches park benches public toilets and even parliament Apartheid also prevented blacks from living in white areas This brought about the hated pass laws These laws required any non-white to carry a pass on him or her Unless it was stamped on their pass they were not allowed to stay in a white area for more than 72 hours Despite the fact that the whites only make up just over 14 of the population they own 863 of the land However it must be said that the Afrikaaners are entitled to the Orange Free State and Transvaal as they were first to use it after the Great Trek of 1836 The average South African White earns eight times as much as the average black man Coloureds earn three times as much as blacks while coloureds earn well over half of what whites earn During Apartheid media censorship was at an all time high People were even banned from showing Soweto on television It was common to see a newspaper shut down and then start again after being halted by the government Up until 1985 mixed marriages were banned This meant that a person of one race
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