Uprising: A generational moment

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The Soweto uprising was a series of protests by high school students fighting for the abolition of Afrikaans as a medium of teaching and learning in their schools
The Soweto uprising was a series of protests by high school students fighting for the abolition of Afrikaans as a medium of teaching and learning in their schools

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These are moments like 9/11 and the Kennedy assassination, which can be simply referred to in a word or short phrase but evoke vivid memories and emotions. This past weekend, tens of thousands of protesters joined the river in massive demonstrations in hundreds of cities across the US.

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