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June 16: The struggle continues

Youth Arise РJune 16 Event Progressive youth, civic, labour and faith based formations joins forces for Youth Day cultural and hiphop cypha which includes rap, poetry and dance. 16 June 2017 10:00 Р16:00 Site B Hall, Khayelitsha We reject

Posted in Amandla, June 16

From Turfloop to Soweto and back again: the dialectic of 1976

Almost since it took place, the Soweto Students Uprising of June 1976 has been considered the pinnacle of student activism in South Africa. It spread rapidly to schools and townships across the country. It fundamentally changed resistance to apartheid both

Posted in Amandla, Amandla 46, June 16

The Black Conciousness Movement and student demonstration: Kroonstad 1976

Photograph by Mike Mzileni © Baileys African History Archive

The Black Consciousness Movement and student demonstration: Kroonstad 1976 By Tshepo Moloi The student uprising which erupted in Soweto on 16 June 1976 and quickly spread to other areas throughout the country was a turning point in South Africa’s politics.

Posted in Amandla, June 16