Learning from the Past

The day an apartheid ‘Christian government’ turned on an ecumenical organization

Beyers Naudé © SACC

October 19, 1977 or Black Wednesday, marks one of the lowest days under apartheid when 18 Black Consciousness organizations and the ecumenical Christian Institute were banned and no longer allowed to operate. Many Black Consciousness officials were detained on that day and with the death of…

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