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Use Your Head Not Your Heart Imagine people who have done nothing wrong get killed just because of their race This is what happened in South Africa between black South Africans and white South Africans and is delineated in the film Sarafina In this movie a school in a black-dominated town called Soweto tried to revolt against the stronger armies of the whites in the town because of the racism or as they call it in South Africa apartheid In the middle of this whole situation was the principal of the school He was a black South African living in Soweto and had to decide if he would follow the regulations the white government and its armies had on the school or lead the students in a rebellion against the white government and its armies He decided supervene with the white government for many reasons Imagine if you had to make this decision If I were the principal of this school I would have followed the regulations by the white government One reason that I would follow the regulations of the government is because the students were unorganized The students had little support and leadership When they got angry they grouped together and they tried to defeat the white armies in Soweto but the students were virtually defenseless against the white armies The only weapons they would have fire and rocks The fire was used to burn buildings and the rocks were to throw at the white soldiers The white armies would just shoot them with their weapons and all the students would try to run Students would get shot and die and that caused more tragedy to the situation Another reason I would follow the regulations of the white government is because the students were young and inexperienced The elder people of the society knew what would happen if they got involved They had to deal with a similar situation in the
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