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South Africans celebrate the life of Steve Biko

Cape Town – 12 September 2016

Today 39 years ago,Black Consciousness leader Steve Biko was killed in police custody.A then unknown journalist ,Helen Zille,broke the story of police complicity in the death of Biko.Zille was at the time a journalist with the Rand Daily Mail under editor Allister Sparks.

Some famous quotes by Steve Biko;

The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the minds of the oppressed.

Being black is not a matter of pigmentation – being black is a reflection of a mental attitude.

Black Consciousness is an attitude of the mind and a way of life,the most positive call to emanate from the black world for a long time.

It becomes more necessary to see the truth as it is if you realize that the only vehicle for change are these people who have lost their personality.

Twitter users had this to say in remembering Biko:

By Wesley Fester


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