Siprit of the 1976 uprising was nurtured by activities preceding it

It is disingenuous to report on June 1976 as though youth, amorphous youth, just woke up one morning in June 1976 and effected resistance to the apartheid regime.

2021-06-18 11:00:00 AM

KENOSI MOSALAKAE | It is not because youth went into exile and joined the ANC or the post-1984 chaos that brought the system to its knees but the sanctions triggered by the 1976 events and the reaction of the regime

It is disingenuous to report on June 1976 as though youth, amorphous youth, just woke up one morning in June 1976 and effected resistance to the apartheid regime.

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And the youth of 2021 think that they will defeat the system through social media Activism of hashtags that trend for a day and die a slow death, affording politicians another opportunity to loot some more of what is left of the country's economy 🤔

LOOK: City of Joburg remembers heroes of Soweto 1976 uprising on Youth DayThe city participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the iconic Hector Pieterson memorial museum in Orlando West in Soweto.

Mmusi Maimane | We need to address our current challenges to honour the youth of 1976 | News24We should use Youth Day to reflect as a country on where we are, where we should be and how we should get there, writes MmusiMaimane. MmusiMaimane MmusiMaimane Just vote Our_DA and see how things will improve MmusiMaimane Lets focus on birth control rather

June 16 Uprising | How history reached a turning pointThe 1976 Student Uprising became a turning point in the fight against apartheid. Personally I'm thanking Jeff_Arnhoff for letting me know how to invest and trade one my own without sending money to anyone now I and my family refer you to this man who has been helping people all this while I'm also grateful to god I met him on time

Celebrating the youth of yesterday, today and tomorrow | WitnessYouth Day celebrates the young people of today & remembers the brave pupils who lost their lives in the Soweto uprising in 1976. That’s the view of Maritzburg College pupil Keegan Kisten, in response to a question about the relevance of Youth Day in 2021.

June 16 Uprising | No trace of teen from iconic imageIn the aftermath of the 1976 Soweto Uprising, one family was left with more questions than answers. My opinion, he changed his name when we went into exile and either was murdered or died a peaceful death. Otherwise, he would've returned to his family by now Personally I'm thanking Jeff_Arnhoff for letting me know how to invest and trade one my own without sending money to anyone now I and my family refer you to this man who has been helping people all this while I'm also grateful to god I met him on time

LOOK: City of Joburg remembers heroes of Soweto 1976 uprising on Youth DayThe city participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the iconic Hector Pieterson memorial museum in Orlando West in Soweto.