Soweto Massacre, 1976
- In 1976 black students protested that they had to be educated in Afrikaans.
- A revolt in Soweto and other townships ended in 575 deaths
- •Prominent youth leader Steve Biko was beaten to death by police
- Following this youth became very active in the ANC
- South African cities were sabotaged after "Total Strategy" was developed
- Civil disobedience, strikes, boycotts and even more violent measures were taken
In 1978 a number of Black students protested that they needed to be educated in Afrikaans, and soon after a revolt in Soweto and other townships resulted in 575 deaths. Additionally a prominent youth leader named Steve Biko was beaten to death by the police force, and as a result youth became active in the ANC following this event. Lastly, a type of "Total Strategy" was developed in which they sabotaged South African cities. Civil disobedience, strikes, boycotts and more violent behavior came about.