US Anti-Apartheid Movement Helped Bring Change to South Africa

April 24, 2014 05:29 PM
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It's been 20 years since the end of apartheid in South Africa, the system of racial segregation that curtailed the rights of black South Africans for decades. One of the strongest protest movements outside South Africa to dismantle apartheid was in the United States during the 1980s. VOA's Chris Simkins reports from Washington on how the American anti-apartheid effort played a pivotal role in bringing about change in South Africa.