Puppet Nation Episode 148 - Published on 1 Sep 2016 Pravin is hiding from the hawks while Jacob just wants someone to be his friend, and the Guptas are going going gone. Malema is worried that anyone could be a Gupta front, while white people are up in arms over protests about hair - they really can’t get to the root of the problem.
Nelson Mandela was a huge historical and influential figure in Africa. He was a major figure in the ending of Apartheid. He started out with violent protest. This landed him in jail. After he spent 27 years in false imprisonment, he helped the last white South African president abolish Apartheid laws and create a new and equal constitution. He then went on the be the first black president of South Africa.
Cartoons by Miles: giant - A year has past since Madiba passed on. He continues to throw a long shadow over the country and puts our current politicians into a rather diminished perspective. He was unified people and is sorely missed by all South Africans, black and white.
In Harpers Weekly Magazine in 1874, a cartoonist named Thomas Nast drew a cartoon which demonstrated the South’s temperament concerning the education of newly freed African-Americans. The illustration depicted two African people kneeling down holding a baby and two armed white men standing over them. In the background of the cartoon lay a schoolbook and a burning school, while an ex-slave is being lynched. This cartoon reflected the national psyche of America at that time in world history…
(4 of 4) The Moment that You Realized that Your Childhood Cartoons Were Blatantly Racist Follow this link to find short clip and analysis of racism in classic children's cartoons: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/videos/top-ten-racist-cartoon-scenes Source: SanCophaLeague
In spite of the progress that has been made in the United States since the Civil Rights Movement toward achieving racial justice, racism remains the single most destructive force in American society. Social problems such as poverty, unemployment, urban decay, deteriorating educational opportunities, crime and violence are all elevated by the persistence of racism in our society. http://wp.me/p3k9Mm-ia
Puppet Nation Episode 82 - This week we celebrate Africa Day, Steve Hofmeyr persuades people to sign a petition to offer safe haven for white South Africans, and see what I.S. has planned for he ancient site of Palmyra. Danny Jordan has a fire under his bottom surrounding the recent FIFA corruption raids, Trevor Noah’s denying rumours of family death, Hillary Clinton and Debora Patta have a go at each other, and Justice Malala reworks the Eagles’s classic “Hotel California” to tell a tale…