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. Merely by describing yourself as black you have started on a road towards emancipation, you have committed yourself to fight against all forces that seek to use your blackness as a stamp that marks you out as a subservient being.The most potent weapon of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.  - Stephen Bantu Biko

Steven Biko, South - Founder of Black is Beautiful -Black Consciousness Movement and anti-apartheid activist He mobilized and empowered the urban black population. "The most potent weapon of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.

Steve Biko in 1977, he was a anti-apartheid activist in South Africa. He died in a prison cell after numerous torturing acts. Biko was an international protest to the South African government.

Steve Biko in he was a anti-apartheid activist in South Africa. He died in a prison cell after numerous torturing acts. Biko was an international protest to the South African government.

Ntsiki Biko, widow of South African political detainee Steve Biko, who died while in police custody on 12 September 1977, defiantly gives the Black Power salute with their children Samora (left) aged two, and Nkosinathi aged six, in front of their home at King William's Town, South Africa, shortly after hearing of his death. 'Steve may be dead, but his struggle will continue', she said.

How Stephen Bantu Biko Became an Anti-Apartheid Martyr

Ntsiki Biko, widow of South African political detainee Steve Biko, who died while in police custody on 12 September defiantly gives the Black Power salute with their children Samora (left) aged.

Steve Biko. Son: Nkosinathi Biko who has kept his father's legacy.

It's better to die for an idea that will live, than to live for an idea that will die ~ Steve Biko

Steve Biko Biography | Steve Biko quotes | Steve Biko movie youtube | St...

Steve Biko Biography | Steve Biko quotes | Steve Biko movie youtube | St...

Under South Africa's apartheid regime, black activist Steve Biko has been working for years to undermine the system when he meets white journalist Donald Woods. Initially suspicious of Biko and his motives, Woods finds himself united with Biko in common cause after Biko reveals to him the true extent of police atrocities in the black townships.

Cry Freedom: The Legendary True Story Of Steve Biko And TheFriendship That Defied Apartheid

Stephen Bantu Biko -Because of his high profile, news of Biko's death spread quickly, opening many eyes around the world to the brutality of the apartheid regime. His funeral was attended by over 10,000 people, including numerous ambassadors and other diplomats from the United States and Western Europe. Nelson Mandela said of Biko: "They had to kill him to prolong the life of apartheid."

Stephen Bantu Biko, an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa in the and A student leader, he later founded the Black Consciousness Movement which would empower and mobilize much of the urban black population.

Steve Biko South Africa archive published by Google

Steve Biko South Africa archive published by Google

“Black man, you are on your own” - Steve Biko December 1946 – 12 September September marks the day South Africa anti-Apartheid activist and Black Consciousness leader Steve Biko was.

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