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The Langa Massacre: Remembering the Tragic Massacre of Funeral Attendees by South African Apartheid Police in 1985

The Langa Massacre of 1985 stands out as a chilling example of police brutality during South Africa's tumultuous apartheid era. As mourners made their way to the funeral of one of the six individuals slain by apartheid police on...

Andrew Zondo: The Freedom Fighter Who Was Executed for Resisting Apartheid in South Africa

Andrew Zondo, was a courageous freedom fighter, whose life was marked by a fierce determination to resist the oppressive apartheid regime that sought to perpetuate racial segregation and discrimination. Born around 1966 or 1967 in KwaMashu, a township near Durban,...

Dompas: The Oppressive Apartheid Law That Restricted the Movement of Black Africans in South Africa

South Africa's pass laws also called dompas, were a system of regulations that restricted the movement of black Africans within the country. These laws were implemented by the white minority government in South Africa during apartheid.

Sharpeville Massacre: The Tragic Event that Fueled the Fight Against Apartheid in South Africa

The Sharpeville massacre was a turning point in the history of South Africa, marking a major shift in the struggle against apartheid. On March 21, 1960, thousands of black South Africans gathered outside the Sharpeville police station to protest against the apartheid pass laws.

South African Anti-apartheid Icon Andrew Mlangeni Dies at 95

Andrew Mlangeni, the last surviving anti-apartheid activist convicted with Nelson Mandela at South Africa's infamous Rivonia Trial, has died at 95.
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The Newark Riots of 1967 and how it was Ignited by Police Brutality

The Newark riots, which stand as one of the most devastating urban uprisings in American history, were part of...