Midweek Video: Why Is South Africa Still So Segregated?

The terrible legacy of colonialism and apartheid have left deep marks in South Africa that are still visible today. Vox explores the history of segregation in the country and how communities are still very divided along racial lines even though apartheid was ended in the 1990s. The social and economic consequences from this remain entrenched with very disparate outcomes for people.

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Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.