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Koketso Sechane: Is it a case of young people not having a sense of history?

Selborne College is under the hammer for a poster that recreated the iconic image of a dying Hector Peterson carried Mbuyisa Makhubu, a fellow people, while Antoinette Sithole, Pieterson's sister runs alongside the pair during the June 16 protests in 1976 in Soweto.

What these learners did was to use the same image, but to replace the heads of Antoinette and Mbyyisa with that of dogs. And then there is no head on Hector Pieterson's body.

Koketso Sechane, host

The college has issued a statement apologies for the image.

But it raises the question, what is happening with some young people? Is it a case of not having a sense of history - or is it looking at an image like that and what it represents and just not really giving a damn?

Koketso Sechane, host

This article first appeared on 702 : Koketso Sechane: Is it a case of young people not having a sense of history?


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