South Africa, After Mandela

South Africa, After Mandela

Nelson Mandela rose from decades of political imprisonment to guide South Africa out of Apartheid. But today the country finds itself at a crossroads.

Nelson Mandela rose from decades of political imprisonment to guide South Africa out of Apartheid and serve as its president. But almost two decades after the fall of white-minority rule, the country continues to confront stark divides along racial and class lines. Kojo talks with journalist Douglas Foster about South Africa “After Mandela.”

Guests

Douglas Foster

Author, "After Mandela: The Struggle for Freedom in Post-Apartheid South Africa" (Liveright); and Associate Professor of Journalism, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University

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