Paying Tribute to the Youth in South Africa

Paying Tribute to the Youth in South Africa

June 16 is Youth Day in South Africa. It pays tribute to the brave youth who led a peaceful march in Soweto on June 16, 1976, to protest against the AfriKaans imposed language in the black schools.

Today, in the midst of World Cup fever, I will proudly wear my Steve Biko South African Soccer Jersey as I remember all the courageous youth who stood up against the Apartheid system.

Here is what I wrote during the 35th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising:
https://victorjara42.wordpress.com/2011/06/16/remembering-the-soweto-uprising/

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