Author : Mark Mathabane
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher :
ISBN : 1435211928
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A Black writer describes his childhood in South Africa under apartheid and recounts how Arthur Ashe and Stan Smith helped him leave for America on a tennis scholarship

Author : Mark Mathabane
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Turtleback
ISBN : 0606207481
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How the author raised himself from squalor in the streets of South Africa.

Author : Mark Mathabane
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Free Press
ISBN : 0684848287
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A Black writer describes his childhood in South Africa under apartheid and recounts how Arthur Ashe and Stan Smith helped him leave for America on a tennis scholarship

Author : Miriam Mathabane
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9780743203241
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Relates the story of a woman who came of age amid the violence of South Africa in the 1980s and finally saw the destruction of apartheid and the birth of a democratic nation.

Author : Mark Mathabane
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9781510712621
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A roadmap to healing America’s wounds, bridging the racial divide, and diminishing our anger. Mathabane touched the hearts of millions of people around the world with his powerful memoir, Kaffir Boy, about growing up under apartheid in South Africa and was praised by Oprah Winfrey and Bill Clinton. In his new book, The Lessons of Ubuntu: How an African Philosophy Can Inspire Racial Healing in America, Mathabane draws on his experiences with racism and racial healing in both Africa and America, where he has lived for the past thirty-seven years, to provide a timely and provocative approach to the search for solutions to America’s biggest and most intractable social problem: the divide between the races. In his new book, Mathabane tells what each of us can do to become agents for racial healing and justice by learning how to practice the ten principles of Ubuntu, an African philosophy based on the concept of our shared humanity. The book’s chapters on obstacles correlate to chapters on Ubuntu principles: The Teaching of Hatred vs. Empathy Racial Classification vs. Compromise Profiling vs. Learning Mutual Distrust vs. Nonviolence Black Bigotry vs. Change Dehumanization vs. Fogiveness The Church and White Supremacy vs. Restorative Justice Lack of Empathy vs. Love The Myth That Blacks and Whites Are Monolithic vs. Spirituality Self-Segregation: American Apartheid vs. Hope By practicing Ubuntu in our daily lives, we can learn that hatred is not innate, that even racists can change, and that diversity is America’s greatest strength and the key to ensuring our future. Concerned by the violent protests on university campuses and city streets, and the killing of black men by the police, Mathabane challenges both blacks and whites to use the lessons of Ubuntu to overcome the stereotypes and mistaken beliefs that we have about each other so that we can connect as allies in the quest for racial justice.

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
Genre : Literary Criticism
Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781410350329
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A Study Guide for Mark Mathabane's "Kaffir Boy: The True Story of Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Nonfiction Classics for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Nonfiction Classics for Students for all of your research needs.

Author : Mark Mathabane
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : Perennial
ISBN : PSU:000021995248
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An interracial couple share how they were able to overcome their own prejudices and considerable social pressure to forge a healthy marriage and family, despite the odds. By the author of Kaffir Boy. Reprint. National ad/promo.

Author : Mark Mathabane
Genre : Apartheid
Publisher : Perennial
ISBN : 0060925833
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Providing a dramatic, moving look at three generations of black South African women, a biography of the author's grandmother, mother, and sister reveals overwhelming personal trials and the repercussions of larger events such as colonialism and apartheid. Reprint.

Author : Charles H. Feinstein
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 0521850916
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This book examines five hundred years of South African economic history.

Author : E. Lockhart
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Publisher : Delacorte Press
ISBN : 9780375848803
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From E. Lockhart, author of the highly acclaimed, New York Times bestseller We Were Liars, which John Green called "utterly unforgettable," comes The Boy Book, the second book in the uproarious and heartwarming Ruby Oliver novels. Here is how things stand at the beginning of newly-licensed driver Ruby Oliver's junior year at Tate Prep: • Kim: Not speaking. But far away in Tokyo. • Cricket: Not speaking. • Nora: Speaking--sort of. Chatted a couple times this summer when they bumped into each other outside of school--once shopping in the U District, and once in the Elliot Bay Bookstore. But she hadn't called Ruby, or anything. • Noel: Didn't care what anyone thinks. • Meghan: Didn't have any other friends. • Dr. Z: Speaking. • And Jackson. The big one. Not speaking. But, by Winter Break, a new job, an unlikely but satisfying friend combo, additional entries to The Boy Book and many difficult decisions help Ruby to see that there is, indeed, life outside the Tate Universe.