Journal Assignment: If you were living in South Africa in the 1970s, would you have supported the Soweto Uprising? Why/why not?
RAP 1: Was Mark right to leave South Africa?
RAP 2: What is the main lesson of Kaffir Boy?
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Kaffir Boy Essay Final Draft
What does it take to succeed in an oppressive society? Using specific examples from Kaffir Boy, write a five-paragraph essay explaining what enabled Mark Mathabane to achieve his dreams. Be sure to cite no less than six quotes from the book to support your analysis.