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Mon, 03.21.1960

The Sharpsville, South Africa Killings Occur

*On this date in 1960, police in Sharpeville, near Johannesburg, South Africa, fired on Black South Africans protesting racially biased pass laws.

The protesters suffered 72 deaths and more than 200 injuries in two days of violence. The incident is known as the “Sharpsville Massacre.”

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A part of living is giving, giving of oneself – freely, fully, deeply, without reservation without guilt. A part of living is receiving, freely, fully, deeply without reservation, without guilt. A part... A PART OF LIVING by Albert McClure.
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