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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1905. Cape School Boards Act

This made primary education "compulsory for white but not for Coloured children" (Davenport 1987: 233).

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