students dance and sing struggle songs, I wondered how well this generation – my
generation – had understood and internalised the revolution of 1976.
group, which had stopped singing, opting instead for the general conversations
that occupy teenage minds.
vuvuzelas, sang JR’s Make the Circle Bigger and danced.
looked much like a street party.
generation had not even begun to understand the meaning of 1976 and that this
day was in danger of fading into obscurity.
slogans of old than it is to take a step back and chart a map for youth
development, better healthcare and a meaningful education.
will be to speak to our true struggles as the youth of 2010.
needs a new revolution”, I wonder when we’ll begin to slay our own dragons and
write our children’s histories.
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