Vol. 4 No. 2 (2021): Pakistan Journal of International Affairs

The Racial Conflict Global Agenda in South Africa

Published 2021-06-30


Racism is global detrimental reality that has destroyed the peaceful social order in South Africa in the name of Colonialism and Imperialism by European countries from 1652-1961. The establishment of European colonial rule is shaped and developed by political conflicts of discrimination and segregation led towards socio-economic disparities due to difference in culture, language, religion and customs of Colonizer’s minority and Colonized majority. The natives of South Africa were deterritoralized, disenfranchised and disposed of their land, identity and legal rights. The research analyzes the consequences of racism on social Cohesion creating endless historical conflicts. The research implies the theoretical framework of Derrick Bell's Critical Race Theory (CRT) to examine binary power relations in apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa. The research creates impartial analysis based on available facts to overcome the gap on the nexus between CRT implementation (American Origin) to the conditions of Blacks in South Africa. The research is Qualitative in approach to help out literary students of Social Sciences and Humanities to understand that history of racism and resilience remained same in different times in different countries to get liberated by despotic rule of European supremacy.