YOUTH DAY.

June 16, 1976, a group of South African students take up billboards to protest against Afrikaans being forced onto them.
The oppressors took up guns and shot to kill the students for standing up for basic rights.

Many were killed, including 12 year old Hector Pietersen.


Every year South Africa commemorates their deaths and celebrates their spirit and courage.

Because of their fight I am free.
I am black.
I am South African.
I am proud of and grateful to the 1976 youth.

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