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Reflections on South Africa's Rendezvous with Destiny

Baltimore Afro-American, 102nd Year, No. 40, May 1994

1 Pages Posted: 13 Nov 2009  

F. Michael Higginbotham

University of Baltimore - School of Law

Date Written: May 14, 1994

Abstract

In this article, the author reflects on the history of racial oppression in South Africa, and the beginning of the reversal of this oppression with a new interim constitution in November 1993, and the elections of April 1994. The author served as an assistant in the international mediating effort between the African National Congress, and the Inkatha Freedom Party.

Keywords: South Africa, apartheid, elections, racial segregation, F.W. de Klerk, Nelson Mandela, National Party, African National Congress, Freedom Charter of 1955, interim constitution,

JEL Classification: K19, K29, K39, K49, N47, O55,

Suggested Citation

Higginbotham, F. Michael, Reflections on South Africa's Rendezvous with Destiny (May 14, 1994). Baltimore Afro-American, 102nd Year, No. 40, May 1994. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1504915

F. Michael Higginbotham (Contact Author)

University of Baltimore - School of Law ( email )

1420 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
United States

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