South Africa, March 21, 1960, in the neighborhood of Shaperville, South Africa, hundreds of people took to the streets

On March 21, 1960, in the neighborhood of Shaperville, South Africa, hundreds of people took to the streets to demonstrate peacefully against the Pass Law, a law that required blacks to have a detailed document that indicated the places they could Circular. South African police cracked down on Protestants and fired on the crowd, leaving 189 people injured and 69 people dead. The violent action became known as the Shaperville Massacre. And as a reference to the massacre, the United Nations (UN) decreed March 21 as the International Day to Combat Racial Discrimination, every day is a day of struggle, but we will never forget what happened in Shaperville and what STILL happens against black bodies. We will continue to fight to stay alive!

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