THE PASS OFFICE
On 2 June 1900, two days after taking over Johannesburg, the British, who had been welcomed by local African people as liberators, re-imposed the pass laws of the Z.A.R., effectively threatening any unemployed or self-employed black man with expulsion. This racial legislation secured the workforce needed by the army and the mines.
Corner President and Miriam Makeba Street
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