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How Sports Is Reducing Social Inequality in Rural South Africa

A netball match at Molemole Sporting Academy.

Apartheid South Africa was all about discrimination. White supremacy ran so deep that black inferiority was enforced by ensuring that the best and perhaps only sporting facilities were reserved for and provided to white citizens. We zoom in on what the situation with sporting facilities looks like in the new South Africa in rural areas, and what this means to rural youth in Limpopo.

And the Beat Goes On

The Dream to Make It Big! Limpopo-Based Redwood Band’s Story

Redwood Band perfoming at a local function in Limpopo

Freedom of expression, of creativity and of association was not a given in pre-1994 South Africa. Redwood is a band made up of youths, mostly from rural Limpopo, expressing themselves in their music. We learn what it means to them to have such liberties in South Africa and how they want to make a living out of these “rights.”