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Beerhalls have always been at the centre of the waves of political turmoil in Johannesburg's African townships. The Johannesburg City Council JCC) opened a beerhall in Western Native Township (WNT)...
DOCUMENT 37. "Black Power--Students Forced to Leave Meeting." Article in Dome (University of Natal), March 27, 1969 Four students of UND [University of Natal-Durban] walked out of a student...
BROTHERS AND SISTERS: Vorster and his assassins have learnt nothing since Sharpeville. Once again he has called out his murderers to shoot down in cold blood innocent people in the name of preserving...
"Memorandum to the Minister of Bantu Administration and Development and Bantu Education by Soweto Black Community Leaders," written by M. T. Moerane, June 29, 1976 (abridged) .... In actual fact...
"Communique" by SASO, July 1969 For the first time after 1959, Non-White student leaders met at Stutterheim in July 1968. A need for contact, especially among the University Colleges, was...
TOMORROW we will commemorate June 16 1976 - the day that saw the start of the Soweto uprising. For almost three decades now, on this day we have remembered the struggle that shaped the generation "1...
Chaos in the African Schools. The reorganisation of the African schools in the wake of the changes governing secondary school entrance led to conditions bordering on chaos. The first step was...
In the first eight weeks of the Revolt in Soweto, there were two periods of intense confrontation with the police. The first extended over the initial three days, from June 16 to 19, and the second...
Throughout the 1960's black students campaigned for the right to affiliate to the National Union of South African Students (NUSAS) and just as steadfastly, the move was vetoed by the campus...
On 3 June the UBC had collapsed and the students announced that they were planning to commemorate the dead during the week 13 to 19 June. During that period shebeens were to be closed. On the 16th...
Presumably, not all students of the earlier generation 'worshipped the school authorities'! The first, recorded stoppages of lessons, (always called strikes in the South African newspapers), and the...
Twenty-five years ago, on 19 April 1980, high school and tertiary students in the African, Coloured and Indian areas of the Western Cape embarked on a class boycott. This became a precursor to a...
Reaction Takes the Offensive After the first attempted march on Johannesburg on 4 August, and the partial stay-at-home which kept at least 60 per cent of the labour force away from work, the SSRC...
Our experiences of exile and armed struggle, however painful, were a source of strength and inspiration during hard times. This story is about the life and activities that took place in the Umkhonto...
Press release by Khotso Seatlholo, chairman of the Soweto Students' Representative Council, October 29,1976 There are a few points which, on behalf of the Black youth and students of South Africa,...
On a winter's day in 1976 more than 20 000 pupils from the African township complex of Soweto began a protest march against a Bantu Education Department regulation that Afrikaans be used as one of...
"To All Residents of Soweto, Hostels, Reef and Pretoria." Flyer in English and Zulu by Soweto Students' Representative Council, September 7, 1976 WE SAY: 1. REMEMBER YOU ARE ALL BLACKS: Whether...
"To Town!!! To Eloff!!! To That Exclusive White Paradise!!! From Monday!!!" Flyer by Soweto Students' Representative Council announcing demonstration on September 23,1976 This will be the new step...

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