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Kaffir Boy

Kaffir Boy


by Mark Mathabane

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Mark Mathabane married a white American woman and struggled with a different set of race relations as a result. He and his wife co-authored a book call Love in Black and White about the struggles that mixed race couples encounter in the U.S.

Although Mark saw America as the promised land – a land without racism – he discovered remnants of apartheid here in the United States. You can learn more about Mark's experiences in America in Kaffir Boy in America.

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