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Old South African Rand currency. I remember receiving these for a birthday or Christmas present inside a card. Can't imagine posting money through the post in today's world.

Old South African Rand currency. I remember receiving these for a birthday or Christmas present inside a card. Can& imagine posting money through the post in today& world.

South African rand (currency) feauturing the "Big 5" (animals)

South African rand (currency) feauturing the Big 5 (animals) honeymoon!

A South African policeman grabs a black student during a demonstration in Guguletu, near Cape Town, November 24, 1976. (Never forget what Mandela and others were up against. rw)

A South African policeman grabs a black student during rioting in Guguletu, near Cape Town, November (Never forget what Mandela and others were up against. rw) history makes me ashamed to be a white person

soweto_1976                      Hector Pieterson (1964 – June 16, 1976) became the iconic image of the 1976 Soweto Uprising in apartheid South Africa when a news photograph by Sam Mzima of the dying Hector being carried by a fellow student, was published around the world. He was killed at the age of 12 when the police opened fire on protesting students.

South African police fire on protestors while wounded Hector Pieterson is being carried by Mbuyisa Makhubo in Soweto, City of Johannesburg, South Africa; near Phefeni High School June 1976

24 Startling Photos That Explain Apartheid In South Africa

24 Startling Photos That Explain Apartheid In South Africa

Nelson Mandela Biography Coloring Page or Poster. Makes a great addition to history interactive notebooks or research unit! Plenty of open space surrounds the picture to add in your creativity. Or the figure can be colored and cut out for your class projects!

Nelson Mandela Biography Coloring Page Craft or Poster, South Africa

Nelson Mandela Biography Coloring Page or Poster. Makes a great addition to history interactive notebooks or research unit! Plenty of open space surrounds the picture to add in your creativity. Or the figure can be colored and cut out for your class projects!

Kimberlite Big Hole ~ Kimberley, Northern Cape,South Africa.

Kimberley Big Hole – South Africa, Apparently the largest ever hand-dug excavation in the world, this 1097 meter deep mine yielded over 3 tons of diamonds before being closed in

The Significance of 1976 16 June 1976 was a major turning point in South African history. The protests by Soweto school children on that day marked the end of submissiveness on the part of the black population of South Africa and the beginning of a new militancy in the struggle against apartheid. South Africa would never be the same again.

June Soweto Uprising begins On this day in police fired upon peaceful anti-apartheid protests in Soweto township, near Johannesburg in South Africa. Black Africans had been.