Kaffir Boy

Kaffir Boy


Mark Mathabane

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an extremely offensive South African term for a black person, comparable to the N-word in the U.S. read analysis of Kaffir


African gangsters, often involved with organized crime. read analysis of Tsotsis


People from Sub-Saharan Africa who speak the Ntu languages. In apartheid South Africa, the term commonly refers to black people more broadly. read analysis of Bantu


South Africa’s system of laws that enforced strict racial segregation, benefiting white people and disenfranchising black people, that existed from 1948 until the mid-1990s. read analysis of Apartheid


A term for a person of mixed European (white) and African (black) ancestry) used in South Africa during the apartheid. read analysis of Coloured
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