The Cato Manor Massacre of 1960 and the Cato Manor 9.

The 1960s marked a time of increasing racial tension in Cato Manor, Durban. The police were clamping down on the illegal sale of home-brewed beer – after instigating the Native Beer Act of 1908, whereby the state monopolised the liquor industry so that citizens would use their state-run beer halls. Added to this, many black …