History September 13, 2018 at 05:00 am

These extreme white supremacist groups were established with the aim of wiping out the Black race

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson | Staff Writer

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson September 13, 2018 at 05:00 am

September 13, 2018 at 05:00 am | History

Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging

The issue of white supremacy did not only exist in the West, but it is also steeped deeply in South Africa. In 1973, the Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging was formed in South Africa for the white community with a population of close to 8,000 members as of 2017. The group was established to prevent liberalism and continue segregation in Apartheid South Africa as against the liberal views that the government was developing.  Realizing that they were in the minority, they attempted to form a separate and independent nation demanding the resources of the country believing that they will manage the resources better than the indigenous South Africans. The AWG as they were popularly known engaged in severe violence at the end of the Apartheid killing blacks that walked in their communities or spoke against their existence. They aim to have a black-free South Africa or a South Africa governed by white people.

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