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UNIT 5 / South Africa

UNIT 7 / Gender equality. Desperate to reach Britain: three migrants stuck in Calais explain how they got there. First he took a bus to Khartoum.

Desperate to reach Britain: three migrants stuck in Calais explain how they got there

From there, he began the long journey up to Cairo - walking, hitch-hiking, and traversing the desert for 18 days. With a group of Sudanese he met in the Egyptian capital, he crossed through Sinai and reached the border with Israel. "There's a big fence on the border, so we climbed up it," he said. "But then the Egyptian police started shooting at us. " He made it across, and finished his journey on foot, where he arrived in Tel Aviv and found work as a cleaner in the business district of Or Yehuda. Why did he leave? "They don't like black people there," he said, raising his eyebrows. So Mr Hassan, with his savings, flew back to Sudan to return to his family and hopefully find work there. "But when I got back no one left me in peace. "Some of my friends laughed when they saw me and said 'I thought you'd gone to England!

' This time his journey took him further; to the coast at Port Sudan, and then across into Egypt. "It was so hard. Immigrants in Calais. Syrian refugees tell of perilous journey to Hungary: 'We've lost everything' – audio. This Is Why Australia Has ‘National Sorry Day’ In 1998, a coalition of Australian community groups declared May 26 “National Sorry Day”: an annual day of atonement for the social-engineering policy that ripped an estimated 50,000 children from their Aboriginal families between 1910 and the 1970s.

This Is Why Australia Has ‘National Sorry Day’

But it took Australia’s government another decade to utter an official apology. By some accounts, the policy of removing mostly mixed-race children from their Aboriginal tribes was well-intentioned. Officials and missionaries, arguing that the children would have more advantages in mainstream Australian society, took them to be raised in orphanages, boarding schools or white homes, according to a 2008 TIME story about the eventual apology. Other justifications smacked of eugenics, as with the argument by A. O. The policy created six decades’ worth of what Australians call the “stolen generations,” children who lost their cultural and familial identities, and many of whom never saw their relatives again. Gatsby’s Green Light Beckons a New Set of Strivers. Photo BOSTON — Jinzhao Wang, 14, who immigrated two years ago from China, has never seen anything like the huge mansions that loomed over Long Island Sound in glamorous 1920s New York.

Gatsby’s Green Light Beckons a New Set of Strivers

But ’s 1925 novel, “The Great Gatsby,” with its themes of possibility and aspiration, speaks to her. She is inspired by the green light at the end of the dock, which for Jay Gatsby, the self-made millionaire from North Dakota, symbolizes the upper-class woman he longs for. “Green color always represents hope,” Jinzhao said. “My green light?” Some educators say the best way to engage racially and ethnically diverse students in reading is with books that mirror their lives and culture. The novel had fallen into near obscurity by the time Fitzgerald died in 1940, said Charles Scribner III, whose great-grandfather signed the author with the family publishing company in 1919. Its popularity soared after Robert Redford played Gatsby in the movie in 1974. Several of her classmates disagreed. Apartheid in South Africa. Anti Apartheid Protest in Durban, South Africa. 1949 Qwaqwa Homeland "It is accepted government policy that the Bantu (native) are only temporarily residents in the European (white) areas of the Republic for as long as they offer their labour there.

Apartheid in South Africa

As soon as they become, for one reason or another, no longer fit for work or superfluous in the labour market, they are expected to return to their country of origins or the territory of the nations unit where they fit ethnically if they were not born in their homeland. " (The Department of Bantu Administration and Administration 1957) Life Under Apartheid.

Unit 2b / The USA - 20th Century

Unit 2a / Black History. Unit 1 / GAP YEARS.