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    family is taken care of. Part of taking care of everyone is by feeding them. Traditionally, starches, meats, and Cosines (Dutch, English, or Asian) are what they eat, however, if there are times when cereal (A grain that is similar to grits in the United States.) is not being sold as much then, to savor the cereal they survive off of meat. For the most part today’s South African family eats starches and meats. With eating food comes, customs and ceremonies. For the South African culture, participating in the slaughtering of animals shows their goodwill and consideration to the guardians of good luck, success, and well-being. On the weekends Afrikaners gather together with the Coloured people to interact and have braais (Barbecue or a roast at a social gathering). At the braais, both the Afrikaners and Coloured people interact so that they can create a stronger community not just for themselves, but also for the younger generations to come. Not only does it take family and food to sustain a society such as South Africa but it also takes a social economic system. In South Africa the social economy consist of businesses such as cooperatives, trade unions, investment tools, social enterprises, and non-profit organizations. The Economic Development Minister, Ebrahim Patel signed a memorandum to help South Africa create more jobs. Minister. Patel wants to target the low-income (poor) people that live in urban areas and he wants to exclude those living in rural areas. Due to…

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    their car the undercover cop had called them and at that point they thought that they were about to get robbed, once the cop had approached the car he shot off 31 shots in that short period of time almost instantly killing Sean Bell while his two friends were also struggling to stay alive. These three cases show that the likelihood of you being accused of something mostly depends on the colour of your skin. In all 3 cases an innocent black male was murdered due to the fact that police officers…

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    “Failure to take steps to avoid or escape from an unpleasant or aversive stimulus that occurs as a result of previous exposure to unavoidable painful stimuli.” (Morris, C.) In layman’s terms, the more we are exposed to negativity, the more likely we are to give into it; the more likely for it to consume us. But sometimes that isn’t the case at all. Sometimes, we are capable to overcome the negativity and come out stronger than ever. If we apply this thought to South Africa’s apartheid era-…

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    unintelligent, and they simply grow up to become housekeepers, as she states “T.Ray did not think coloured women were smart. Since I wanted to tell the whole truth, which means the worst parts, I thought they could be smart, but not as smart as me, me being white.” (78), and as the story progresses, she encounters the educated, unique, intelligent, and heartwarming August Boatwright, and thinks to herself,”…all I could think was August is so intelligent, so cultured, and I was surprised by this.…

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    The Do’s and Don’ts in South Africa for culture and doing business There are many do’s and don’ts that one must be aware of when it comes to doing business and the culture of South Africa. Understanding these do’s and don’ts will help a company be successful while entering or doing business in South Africa. Do’s These are all of the things that a company should pay extra attention to when doing business in South Africa. Completing all of these tasks will lead to a company being very…

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    Advantages of Coloured Cotton There are several advantages of naturally coloured over the white cotton varieties. They are briefly discussed below: 4.1 Effect on Human Health Cotton fabrics with artificial dyes have been reported to have adverse effects on the skin and human health. Artificial dyes cause allergy and itching on the skin and sometimes may cause skin cancer. Artificial dyes have adverse effect on their health. There is risk of skin cancer among the persons who…

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    flaunt it almost unknowingly. Tom was known in university for his, “freedom with money,” and that freedom does not seem to have left him after school– he and Daisy go on a vacation in France for, “no particular reason,” and he brings down a, “string of polo ponies,” from Lake Forest, Illinois. Tom is often described as a, “brute of a man, a great, big, hulking physical specimen,” with a, “cruel body.” However, Tom’s arrogant and cruel demeanour isn’t calculated or purposeful– it’s simply part of…

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    traditions in order for them to continue those norms for future generations. In the novel, “The Help”, by Kathryn Stockett, racism and prejudice is a major theme. The plot of the novel follows a coloured maid and an educated white women in their journeys to reveal relations that the coloured maids build with their white employers, and to show the maltreatment that some coloured maids receive. The story mainly takes place in the homes of white housewives with coloured maids to explicitly…

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    The social construct of white privilege suggests that those of white skin colour are subject to economic and social advantages of which coloured individuals are devoid. Ultimately, it is an ethnocentric belief that white skin is at the top of the racial hierarchy. Arguably, white privilege in the United States has undergone a paradigm shift, as explicit discrimination of coloured individuals has evolved to become secretive, with many who possess the advantage taking it for granted or are in…

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    The town of Maycomb was just getting out of the time where most coloured people were seen as objects to be taken advantage of. Since living alongside coloured people was new to them, many still haboured their ignorant beliefs that they were superior. Most citizens thought of coloured people as people to be afraid of because all they did was cause hurt and distress to others. Throughout the story we see many coloured people targeted by the “higher class,” but the most controversial injustice was…

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