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Biko, Black Consciousness, and ‘the System’ eZinyoka: Oral History and Black Consciousness in Practice in a Rural Ciskei Village by Leslie Hadfield

March 16, 2012

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Published in South African Historical Journal Publication details, including instructions for authors and subscription information: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t793706093 Click here to read or download pdf: Biko, Black Consciousness, and ‘the System’ eZinyoka: Oral History and Black Consciousness in Practice in a Rural Ciskei Village by Leslie Hadfielda Michigan State University, USA Online publication date: 25 May 2010

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In memory of Steve Bantu Biko: 18 December 1946 – 12 September 1977

September 12, 2008

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Today marks the 31st anniversary of the tragic death of Steve Biko who died in police custody on 12 September 1977, the 46th person to die in police detention.  Steve Biko was an incredible leader who’s life was decisively cut short by the apartheid regime. In honour of Steve Biko’s contribution to South Africa, History […]

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Steve Biko’s paradise lost – an extract from “Biko Lives!”

September 11, 2008

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“This is one country where it would be possible to create a capitalist black society, if whites were intelligent, if the nationalists were intelligent. And that capitalist black society, black middle class, would be very effective … South Africa could succeed in putting across to the world a pretty convincing, integrated picture, with still 70 […]

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