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Apartheid
The former official South African policy of separating people according to race. Apartheid gave most of the political and economic power to whites.
In South Africa, apartheid grew to be a system of governance that discriminated against black South Africans.
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Distribution
The way people or things are spread out
over an area or a space; also the way resources, power, or goods are divided among people or groups.
Division of power and resources changed after the end of apartheid.
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Multiracial
Made up of people from several ethnic groups.
Multiracial South Africans are commonly referred to as coloureds
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Segregation
The srparation of one group of people from another, such as by race. Segregation can involve laws or customs that require different groups to use diffrent facilities and live in seprate areas.
People in South Africa were segregated into categories of white, black, Coloured, Indian (or Asian).
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