On a hillside in Soweto, South Africa, neat rows of red roofs characterize a new middle-class neighborhood in the former black township. Since a 1976 student uprising in Soweto against white apartheid rule, the former black township has seen a renaissance under South Africa's new black-led government.
On a hillside in Soweto, South Africa, neat rows of red roofs characterize a new middle-class neighborhood in the former black township. Since a 1976 student uprising in Soweto against white apartheid rule, the former black township has seen a renaissance under South Africa's new black-led government. Shashank Bengali/MCT
On a hillside in Soweto, South Africa, neat rows of red roofs characterize a new middle-class neighborhood in the former black township. Since a 1976 student uprising in Soweto against white apartheid rule, the former black township has seen a renaissance under South Africa's new black-led government. Shashank Bengali/MCT

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From uprising to upmarket: A renaissance in Soweto

April 19, 2009 6:00 AM

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