The persistence of Sam Nzima's June 16 photograph is remarkable. The shadow in the photograph can be read as a metaphor for the rich debate that this image continues to bring to the surface.
The end of apartheid should have heralded a new South Africa for the generation born at its demise. But that hasn't happened.
It's time South Africa stopped stereotyping its young people as being disinterested and morally bankrupt and started engaging them.