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Who are the South African Police?

March 4, 2015

By Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer Our group was packed into a van, cruising down a highway in Johannesburg, when we heard a brief siren. At first we were confused —we couldn’t crane our necks far enough to spot a police offi...

Education is far from equal and adequate

October 8, 2014

By Sarah Kinney Staff Writer Thousands of students filled the streets of Soweto, one of the largest black townships outside Johannesburg. They were skipping school on June 16, 1976, surprisingly with the support of their principals. Yelling and singing freedom songs, they marched fro...

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