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22 memories of martyrs for our freedom

For this Freedom Month it’s important for all South Africans to remember the struggle heroes who sacrificed their lives for our democracy. To mark 22 years of freedom, we salute 22 martyrs of the liberation struggle.

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Seven questions with ProVerb

The Black Consciousness Movement is at the heart of his music and has shaped him as a man, says ProVerb. He has taken the words of Martin Luther King Jnr and the writings of Steve Biko and used them as the basis of his songs to get a message across to his many fans. Media Club chats to the rapper.

Steve Biko: a life too short

Steve Biko would have been 67 today. Instead the Black Consciousness Movement founder's life ended tragically, and brutally, when he was just 31.

Why we must never forget Biko

  Steve Biko on the cover of Drum magazine. Photo: SA History Online   By Lorraine Kearney 12 September 2013 Yesterday, the United States remembered a turning point in...
Steve Biko Centre aims to inspire

Steve Biko Centre aims to inspire

The newly opened Steve Biko Centre in the Eastern Cape aims to serve both as a community resource and as a tourist drawcard, embodying the values the Black Consciousness leader stood for while providing an economic opportunity for the region.
Stephen Biko Steve Biko liberate the mind

Biko: first liberate the mind

It's been 38 years since 12 September 1977, when Bantu Stephen Biko died in police detention at the age of 30 - leaving behind him a fundamentally altered political landscape and a liberating mirror for the black men and women of South Africa.
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Car wash, art gallery

A Johannesburg law firm has partnered with a township car wash that doubles as an art gallery to sponsor a competition for young artists from Alexandra. There's been no shortage of entries - work by 35 finalists will be on exhibition in Melville and Illovo until 24 December.
The Essential Steve Biko

The Essential Steve Biko

Steve Biko died in detention at the age of 30, leaving behind him not just a political movement but a liberating mirror for the black men and women of this country.


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