Black Consciousness Movement

 
Letters to the Editor: September 21 to 27
Letters to the Editor: September 21 to 27
I am one of those South Africans who is angry and deeply saddened by the brutal murder last week of 24-year-old teacher Gadimang Mokolobate from...
Our True Humanity — Ramaphosa delivers Biko lecture
Our True Humanity — Ramaphosa delivers Biko lecture
Speaking at the annual Steve Biko lecture, President Cyril Ramaphosa called for South Africans to work towards a true humanity, while recalling his...
BCM women led from the front
BCM women led from the front
In the early 1960s, the apartheid government banned the ANC and the Pan Africanist Congress. Many of their leaders and cadres took the decision...
A name change would be pointless if Rhodes still coddles white supremacy
A name change would be pointless if Rhodes still coddles white supremacy
On 6 December 2017 Rhodes University Council issued a rather strange statement on why the university’s name will not change. It reads like a case...
Biko book takes a few liberties
Biko book takes a few liberties
BIKO’S GHOST: THE ICONOGRAPHY OF BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS by Shannen L Hill (University of Minnesota Press)
[Video]The Black Consciousness Movement commemorates Steve Biko
[Video]The Black Consciousness Movement commemorates Steve Biko
The Black Consciousness Movement commemorates fallen struggle hero Steve Biko at Kgosi Mampuru prison in Pretoria.
Biko’s vision of freedom must be kept alive – especially now
Biko’s vision of freedom must be kept alive – especially now
What is the purpose of reflecting on the life of Black Consciousness leader Steve Bantu Biko 40 years after he was killed by the apartheid...
Ebrahim Harvey’s critique of Black Consciousness is yet another premature autopsy
Ebrahim Harvey’s critique of Black Consciousness is yet another premature autopsy
POLITICSReading Ebrahim Harvey’s piece “Shadow of Black Consciousness” (June 17) invoked the sounds of Wynton Marsalis, on his 1989...
This June 16, remember the Black Consciousness movement - and mourn its tragic demise
This June 16, remember the Black Consciousness movement - and mourn its tragic demise
POLITICSThe commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the 1976 June 16 Soweto uprising this week cannot avoid confronting the demise of the...
High court halts auction of Steve Biko's autopsy report
High court halts auction of Steve Biko's autopsy report
The High Court in Johannesburg halted the auction of anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko's original autopsy documents.
[Slideshow]Finding Fela Kuti
[Slideshow]Finding Fela Kuti
A doccie about legendary musician Fela Kuti's life and politically-charged music has just been released. These images are a snapshot into his world.

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