Legacy of the Soweto Uprising - South Africa Honours #YouthDay

On 16 June 1976 black students stood against the imposition of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction in schools in what became known as the Soweto Uprising. Youth Day marks this major turning point in the history of the country's liberation struggle.


The June 16 1976 Uprising that began in Soweto and spread countrywide profoundly changed the socio-political landscape in South Africa (file photo).


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