Police fire teargas at students, Hewat Training College, Thornton Road, Athlone, Cape Town, 1985. Hewat produced a generation of anti-apartheid intellectuals on the Cape Flats. The old Hewat campus, now the College of Cape Town, is where the Dullah Omar Centre for Critical Thought in African Humanities (DOCCTAH), a satellite of the CHR, is located. Photograph: Tim Jarvis. Courtesy of the UWC-RIM Mayibuye Archives

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