Lessonz of the 1976 Soweto Rebellion

By Abayomi Azikiwe On June 16, 1976, students in the Southwest Townships (Soweto) outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, stayed home from school to protest the Bantu educational system enacted by the racist apartheid regime in the early 1950s. The Bantu Education Act of 1953, drafted by H.F. Verwoerd, who became prime minister in the 1960s, […]