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2017 Steve Biko Month Events Calendar

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40 Years On: Inspiration Beyond A Lifetime Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the death in detention of Bantu Stephen Biko 18th December 1946 – 12th September 1977   September 12th, 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the murder of Bantu Stephen Biko in police detention. Steve Biko, who was...

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Is Biko Dead?

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September has come to an end – and with it Heritage month: a time where we collectively celebrate and reflect on the rich diversity of cultures that shape our country’s collective identity. It’s also a time of dialogue; we discuss how to preserve our country’s variety of...

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Black-Wednesday-Revisited

Black Wednesday Revisited

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This week marks the commemoration of a dark chapter in South Africa's history, the Black Wednesday.   The apartheid government had banned organisations affiliated to the black consciousness movement and had shut down several newspapers.   The Steve Biko Foundation recalled the memory on film. A 24-minute film documenting...

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