On June 16, 1976, young people in South Africa mobilized a powerful protest against the apartheid regime's education policies. The Soweto Uprising became an epic fight that contributed to the end of apartheid. In this activity, students learn about the Soweto Uprising as well as two recent U.S...

Students consider the leadership of Nelson Mandela by reading and discussing quotes about and by him.

Students learn about  and discuss the history of apartheid in South Africa, the long struggle against it, and Nelson Mandela‚Äôs legacy as a leader in that struggle.