Happy Youth Day, South Africa!

Happy Youth Day, South Africa!

A poster depicting Sam Nzima's iconic image of the Soweto Uprising, SAHA Poster Collection, AL2446_0127

A poster depicting Sam Nzima's iconic image of the Soweto Uprising, SAHA Poster Collection, AL2446_0127

Youth Day is a public holiday in South Africa, celebrated on 16 June 2014. It reminds South Africa the importance of its youth and brings across the message that “Soweto riots” should never happen again.

Youth Day is a public holiday in South Africa, celebrated on 16 June 2014. It reminds South Africa the importance of its youth and brings across the message that “Soweto riots” should never happen again.

BAYEZA 2016: This is young South Africa today. June 16th is Youth Day in South Africa, and this year marks the 40th anniversary of the historical student uprising in Soweto. For our 2016 BAYEZA youth series, we took to the streets of Jo'burg to ask young South Africans what being young is all about, today.

BAYEZA 2016: This is young South Africa today. June 16th is Youth Day in South Africa, and this year marks the 40th anniversary of the historical student uprising in Soweto. For our 2016 BAYEZA youth series, we took to the streets of Jo'burg to ask young South Africans what being young is all about, today.

2015 June Events in Cape Town and Surrounds | Youth Day Things To Do, Annual Events Calendar & Festivals Western Cape South Africa

2015 June Events in Cape Town and Surrounds | Youth Day Things To Do, Annual Events Calendar & Festivals Western Cape South Africa

YOUTH DAY IN SOUTH AFRICA… LEST WE FORGET!!!  #YouthDay #StopWhiteGenocideInSA

YOUTH DAY IN SOUTH AFRICA… LEST WE FORGET!!! #YouthDay #StopWhiteGenocideInSA

#flashbackfriday #VanaShreeAtDelaireGraffEstate #repost @delairegraff African art takes center South African art takes center stage in New York this week with the unveiling of Morphous by @lionelsmit in Union Square.  A poignant piece exploring the fluidity of identity in South Africa, past and future, the exhibit is timely as we celebrate Youth Day in South Africa tomorrow.stage in New York this week with the unveiling of Morphous by @lionelsmit in Union Square.  A poignant piece exploring…

#flashbackfriday #VanaShreeAtDelaireGraffEstate #repost @delairegraff African art takes center South African art takes center stage in New York this week with the unveiling of Morphous by @lionelsmit in Union Square. A poignant piece exploring the fluidity of identity in South Africa, past and future, the exhibit is timely as we celebrate Youth Day in South Africa tomorrow.stage in New York this week with the unveiling of Morphous by @lionelsmit in Union Square. A poignant piece exploring…

#dearGreatGrandchild today is Youth Day in South Africa - 40 years ago the Soweto Uprising sparked protests across the land where the basic right to education was fought for. Today we sit in a country united on so many fronts but still divided by the awareness of this history. Looking forward as I see the silhouette of people in the distance we can be the difference people are composed of the same ingredients... flesh blood and bones we all want the same thing. I'm not gonna even tell you…

#dearGreatGrandchild today is Youth Day in South Africa - 40 years ago the Soweto Uprising sparked protests across the land where the basic right to education was fought for. Today we sit in a country united on so many fronts but still divided by the awareness of this history. Looking forward as I see the silhouette of people in the distance we can be the difference people are composed of the same ingredients... flesh blood and bones we all want the same thing. I'm not gonna even tell you…

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