Born a Crime


Trevor Noah

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African National Congress Term Analysis

Founded in 1912, the major civil rights organization fighting for racial equality and the end of apartheid in South Africa, although it was formally outlawed but continued in secret from 1960-1990. Since Nelson Mandela’s 1994 election to the presidency, the ANC has become South Africa’s governing political party. It is a multiethnic coalition with broad support among black South Africans and particularly the Xhosa.
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African National Congress Term Timeline in Born a Crime

The timeline below shows where the term African National Congress appears in Born a Crime. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 1
Racism, Apartheid, and the Cycle of Poverty Theme Icon
Resilience Through Religion, Education, and Humor Theme Icon
...Inkatha Freedom Party, which is primarily Zulu, “very militant and very nationalistic,” fights with the African National Congress , which is Xhosa-led but diverse. Riots and murder (especially necklacing, or putting someone’s torso... (full context)