Race and identity in post-apartheid South Africa: making coloredness visible through poetic inquiry

SOURCE: Poetic inquiry as social justice and political response
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2019
TITLE AUTHOR(S): H.Van Rooyen
SOURCE EDITOR(S): S.Faulkner, A.Cloud
KEYWORDS: IDENTITY, POEMS, POST APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 10962
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/14427

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Abstract

South Africa takes great pride in its vibrant and diverse democracy. But there is much-unfinished work in the new South Africa. During apartheid the label "colored" was applied to all people with mixed-race ancestry and with it varying degrees of privilege and misfortune.