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Seeing the Townships

Joshua Adams | Posted 05.22.2015 | World
Joshua Adams

I wish I could give a more flowery, touristy account of the experience, but to be clear, it also gave me some deeper, more "positive" revelations. I was standing in the history of colonialism. But maybe more than that, I was the history of colonialism.

Your Next Vacation Destination: A Slum?

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel

If the delights of Caribbean beaches, European cities or our National Parks have lost their appeal -- you could join the increasing number of tourists...

Soweto Strings: Township Orchestra Plays in London

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 05.12.2012 | Arts
Stefan Simanowitz

The music school offers more than just a place of learning. It also acts as a refuge for many of the students who face difficulties associated with township life including extreme poverty, violence and exposure to drugs.

The Real District 9: Cape Town's District Six

newsweek.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Science fiction has always provided the best metaphors for isolation and anomie, and District 9--the two-week-old box-office hit from South African di...