South Africa

Documentary Explores What It Means to be Born Into a ‘Free’ South Africa

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Today’s South African generation might be too young to know the struggles of apartheid. But as the country heads toward a new national election, Journeyman Pictures asks twenty-somethings who they plan to vote for and what it means to be born in a free South...

South African Journalist Reflects On Being In An Interracial Marriage After Apartheid

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It has been 20 years since the end of the white minority rule in South Africa. What many people don’t discuss is how the end of apartheid has changed the relationships between black and white people when it comes to marriage and dating. During apartheid...

Spirit Airlines Takes A Jab At Selfie-Gate

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Nothing is off limits when it comes to Spirit Airline’s and their advertising.   Although they don’t have the best reputation when it comes to their travel accommodations, the ads are always “ripped from the headlines”. It shouldn’t come as a shock that the company...

Former South African President Nelson Mandela Dies At 95

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Nelson Mandela, the former South African president has died. Mandela was 95 years old.  Over the last several years, Mandela has suffered from serious health issues that involved prolonged hospitalizations. Mandela most recently entered the hospital in June and was listed in serious but stable condition....

South African Documentary Explores Racism & Nationalism

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Fatherland is a coming-of-age documentary set in the remote South African bush. It follows a group of Afrikaner boys over 9 days at a military-style camp.  However, what starts out as basic training, fitness and camaraderie soon intensifies as the true nature of the camp...