Zimbabwe: Before and After Independence Before 1980, Zimbabwe was a British colony known as Rhodesia, which also

encompassed parts of what is today Zambia. Magnum and Slate present a look at Zimbabwe, before and after independence.

ZIMBABWE — The queen mother during her royal visit to Rhodesia, 1959. © Ian Berry / Magnum Photos

ZIMBABWE — The queen mother during her royal visit to Rhodesia, 1959. © Ian Berry / Magnum Photos

ZIMBABWE — A white girl at the riding club in the capital, Harare, which was called Salisbury at the time, with two black horse grooms, 1967. © Thomas Hoepker / Magnum Photos

ZIMBABWE — The capital, 1965. © Raymond Depardon / Magnum Photos

ZIMBABWE — Four Catholic nuns playing volleyball, 1967. © Thomas Hoepker / Magnum Photos

ZIMBABWE — A child in a township near the capital, 1960. © Marilyn Silverstone / Magnum Photos

HARARE, Zimbabwe — A husband and wife after church on a Sunday in the capital, then called Salisbury, 1967. © Thomas Hoepker / Magnum Photos

ZIMBABWE — Golfing, 1965. Before Rhodesia became independent Zimbabwe, the whites who ran the country led a privileged, segregated existence. © Philip Jones Griffiths / Magnum Photos

HARARE, Zimbabwe — In the capital, 1965. © Raymond Depardon / Magnum Photos

ZIMBABWE — A whites-only club, 1986. © Chris Steele-Perkins / Magnum Photos

ZIMBABWE — White farmers, 1986. © Chris Steele-Perkins / Magnum Photos

ZIMBABWE — A racetrack, 1986. Tracks once segregated became open to both blacks and whites. © Chris Steele-Perkins / Magnum Photos

HARARE, Zimbabwe — At a 1995 demonstration, one banner calls Rhodesia's founder, Cecil John Rhodes, "a bandit," and another, in Shona, reads, "White racists, please go home." © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Borrowdale Racecourse, 1995. © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Royal Harare Golf Club, 1995. © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos

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