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With Sadness, But No Regrets, South Africa Remembers Soweto Uprising

South Africa is marking 40 years since the Soweto student uprising, which marked a pivotal turn in the fight against apartheid.  As the nation looks back on the tragic, violent protests, both old and young say their nation is better for it but still far from perfect.  The 1976 Soweto Uprising is considered one of South Africa’s darkest chapters. Some 20,000 high school students marched to protest the apartheid’s government’s insistence on teaching in the Afrikaans language....

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