Created By: Michelle Pontsho

Happy Youth Day Celebration (SA)

16th June 2023


In commemoration of June 16, 1976 Soweto Uprising. Hector Pieterson being carried by Mbuyisa Makhubo after being shot by the South African police. His sister, Antoinette Sithole, runs beside them. Pieterson was rushed to a local clinic where he was declared dead on arrival. This photo by Sam Nzima became an icon of the Soweto uprising.