How have racial differences affected South African politics from pre-1994 to present?

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Whites are outnumbered ten to one in South Africa, so once black citizens were given equal rights and access to the voting booth, there was no question they were also given absolute political control of the Presidency and Parliament.  While there has been racial tension since 1994, it has been nowhere near what was predicted before Apartheid was abolished.  The trends we now see in that country are the economic segregation of major cities, with white enclaves and a large number of blacks still living in poverty in the townships - even though Apartheid is gone and blacks run the government, you can still see this legacy.  Politically, a small but vocal white minority in Parliament makes alliances with different factions of black legislators on some key issues and tries to hold their own, but the African National Congress still dominates.

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