lucky dube - apartheid and oppression

"Can you give us some examples about how sad it was to live in a South Africa?"
"Well my life basically when growing up as a child during the Apartheid era was generally a sad life. We didnīt have like, good education and stuff like that..."
"...'they only build prison, prison'...". *
Yeah. (laughing)
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* Quotation from the Lucky Dubeīs song "Prisoner": 'They wonīt build no schools anymore. All they build were prison, prison...'

"Can you give us some examples about Apartheid oppression?"
"Well oppression would be to me, you know the things that we couldnīt do,- like, we couldnīt be in certain parts of town at a certain time. It would only be white people allowed."
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"So maybe you would be allowed to be in town say, between 8 and 5 which is work hours and after that you get arrested, you get killed or whatever, whatever just for being in that area after five."
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