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Non-Violence: The Weapon of the Strong

Mrs Z. Gool addressing a Passive Resistance meeting, Grey Street, Durban, 1946

As we mark the eighth annual Mandela Day we also commemorate 60 years since the historic 1946 passive resistance march from Grey Street to Umbilo. Under the leadership of Dr Monty Naicker and M.D. Naidoo a crowd fifteen thousand people strong gathered to protest against the Asiatic Land Tenure and Indian Representation Act, commonly referred to as the Ghetto […]