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June 20, 1990 | From Associated Press
Parliament on Tuesday repealed a major apartheid law used for decades to segregate South Africa's public facilities ranging from restaurants to libraries to buses. The repeal of the Separate Amenities Act was the latest in a series of reforms by President Frederik W. de Klerk since he came to power last year. The changes have angered conservative whites, who oppose the idea of sharing power with the black majority.
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June 20, 1990 | From Associated Press
Parliament on Tuesday repealed a major apartheid law used for decades to segregate South Africa's public facilities ranging from restaurants to libraries to buses. The repeal of the Separate Amenities Act was the latest in a series of reforms by President Frederik W. de Klerk since he came to power last year. The changes have angered conservative whites, who oppose the idea of sharing power with the black majority.
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October 4, 1989 | From Reuters
This city has voted to follow the example of Johannesburg and end racial segregation in city-run public facilities, officials said Tuesday. The City Council voted at a meeting Monday evening to open swimming pools, buses, parks and other facilities once reserved for whites.
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June 2, 1990 | From Associated Press
The white minority government took a step toward changing its policy of apartheid by introducing legislation Friday to end the racial segregation of public amenities such as parks, libraries and bathrooms. The Separate Amenities Act, passed in 1953, had granted provincial governments, municipalities and privately owned entertainment establishments the right to reserve facilities for whites.
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June 2, 1990 | From Associated Press
The white minority government took a step toward changing its policy of apartheid by introducing legislation Friday to end the racial segregation of public amenities such as parks, libraries and bathrooms. The Separate Amenities Act, passed in 1953, had granted provincial governments, municipalities and privately owned entertainment establishments the right to reserve facilities for whites.
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October 4, 1989 | From Reuters
This city has voted to follow the example of Johannesburg and end racial segregation in city-run public facilities, officials said Tuesday. The City Council voted at a meeting Monday evening to open swimming pools, buses, parks and other facilities once reserved for whites.
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