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date: 16 October 2019

ANC (African National Congress) 

A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

Christopher Riches,

Jan Palmowski

This was established in 1923 through the renaming of the South African Native National Congress, itself founded in 1912 as the first national native African political organization. Until the 1940s, it was led by an elite of highly educated Christian blacks who hoped by persuasion and lobbying to make the white political elite reduce discrimination against blacks. When the introduction of successive racial laws and the increase of ... ...

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