Black Lives Matter: Identity Politics in Post-Apartheid South Africa

African asylum seekers set up a mock slave auction as part of a protest outside the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv, against their deportation, on April 3, 2018. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew back his announcement that Israel would absorb thousands of the illegal migrants, following critism and pressure from his coalition partners. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90

Prof. Deborah Posel, a sociologist at the Institute for Humanities in Africa at the University of Cape Town, analyzes how racial tensions have played out in South Africa since the end of Apartheid in 1994.



This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

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