Pupil Responsible For Desecrating Historical Hector Pieterson Photo Responds

The Huff Post | Queenin Masuabi

A pupil at Selborne College, who was responsible for reviving and desecrating an iconic photo of a dying Hector Pieterson in the 1976 Soweto uprising, claims the changes he made to the original picture was not meant to depict any “racism or prejudice”.

 This follows widespread criticism on social media of an invitation, depicting the historic picture, to matriculants for a reunion at the school’s Old Boys Club.The original photograph shows Pieterson being carried by fellow pupil, Mbuyisa Makhubu, while Pieterson’s sister, Antoinette Sithole, runs alongside them…Read more 
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