In a conversation with Oprah Winfrey South African comedian and The Daily Show anchor Trevor Noah explains how Apartheid declared him, the son of mixed parents, illegal.
“In different era black people in the US experienced forced removals, slavery and segregation. Combine the three of them and you have Apartheid.”
Noah talks about growing up in Soweto under Apartheid, his mother, the reality of a ‘black tax’ and flushing toilets. As the off spring of a relationship between people of different colours, Noah was ‘Born a Crime’- the well chosen title of his autobiography.