South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid

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Africa Day protest in Cape Town



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On Africa Day, 1962, a group of women hold signs in protest of oppression in South Africa while other African countries gain their independence. One sign reads: "180 million free, 80 million to go!"



April 16, 1962

Collection: Cape Times Collection

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