The Bantu Education Act of 1953 affected the lives of black youth directly. Dr Verwoerd, the Minister of Native Affairs at the time, argued that African education should be inferior to that of white education and that Africans should only be trained to be.. The Future is Ours.
Because government run schools were the only realistic option for Bantu children, only the students who were expelled from the schools, due to continual boycotting, continued the campaign against the Bantu Education Act. The campaign initially experienced growth in participants, but after April the campaign continually lost participants and.