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Soweto Uprising: The Story Behind Sam Nzima's Photograph

'40 years ago, a protest against Afrikaans in the South African town of Soweto was violently put down by police, sparking a growing fight against apartheid with Sam Nzima's photo of Hector Pieterson.' -- +TIME
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