Resources are presently being compiled. Please return to this page regularly to enjoy what has been added. All submissions are welcome! Drop me a note in the comment field below.

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Google Maps

Look for the neighborhood of Kwadesi, then move your cursor up and over to the left. The sandy grid of a neighborhood without a name is Joe Slovo.


Apha Video

John Lombardo’s video of the Joe Slovo photographers discussing their work.


Class resources from Byron Thomas unit on power and privilege

Video on the history of South Africa (look for the South Africa tab at the bottom)

Remarkable commencement speech from Hunter High School senior Justin Hudson on the emotion attached to privilege.


Teaching children about Africa

Thorough resources for all grades.


History Matters

A blog promoting citizenship and democracy in South Africa.


Relevant information about apartheid for kids is a great kid safe directory, resource center and website. The writing is a bit dry, but the thoroughness of the history and resources make it a solid resource.


Boston University

Outline from BU’s education department suggesting for curriculum, reading materials for children and adults and provides links to organizations concerned with South Africa.


Visual Literacy through Photography

This blog is inspirational and informative. Curl up with a cup of tea and let yourself dive into this project. You won’t regret it.


Books, books and more books!

Bookchat – Online magazine specializing in South African children’s books.

ABC’s: A Bibliography of Children’s Books with Social Studies Themes – exhaustive and well researched.

International Board on Books for Young People in South Africa – current trends in children’s literature in RSA.

The University of South Africa Children’s Literature Research Unit – the name says it all.

Understanding Prejudice – Smart, accessible list of multi-cultural and anti-bias books for children.

LT – I have enjoyed sharing “Journey to Jo’Berg” by Beverly Naidoo with my sons (aged 10 and 12) for it’s clear cut delivery of the bones of apartheid.

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