Steve Biko

 
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...
The essential key to SA’s liberation
The essential key to SA’s liberation
As South Africa and the world commemorate the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth, Nelson Mandela University launched its year-long centenary...
Race debate elicits fatal fallacies
Race debate elicits fatal fallacies
Too many of us rush to opine instead of critically examining our convictions before we decide whether to retain them and to state them publicly....
Into the heart of white suburbia and the fear of the black body
Into the heart of white suburbia and the fear of the black body
The Peppettas were the fifth black family to move into Bluewater Bay in Port Elizabeth. This fact came to my parents by way of a “maid” who...
Steve Biko’s letter and the sale of SA’s heritage to the highest bidder
Steve Biko’s letter and the sale of SA’s heritage to the highest bidder
On 28 October, one of Europe’s leading autograph and manuscript auction houses will be selling a piece of South African heritage that should be...
Blackness in a white world
Blackness in a white world
Over the past few centuries, commonly referred to as an era of modernity, there has been a single story about European colonisation of Latin...
Editorial: Biko's ideology must live
Editorial: Biko's ideology must live
In 1977, an apartheid minister of justice, Jimmy Kruger, announced that Steve Biko had died in his cell at a Pretoria prison after a week-long...
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)
The day the hyphen began shifting for KwaZulu-Natal’s ANC
The day the hyphen began shifting for KwaZulu-Natal’s ANC
Tuesday: It’s judgment day for the high court challenge to the ANC’s KwaZulu-Natal provincial conference. The two weeks since the matter was...
Biko would not be happy with the lack of progress in the ‘new’ South Africa
Biko would not be happy with the lack of progress in the ‘new’ South Africa
When I took a brief tour of East Africa on the last leg of my scholarship at the Uganda Technology and Management University, I found myself at the...

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