STEVE BIKO (beige mix color 2XL) from Joe Left Hand Records                                                                                                                                                                                 More

STEVE BIKO (beige mix color 2XL) from Joe Left Hand Records

STEVE BIKO (beige mix color 2XL) from Joe Left Hand Records More

Steven Biko was an anti-apartheid activist and founder of the Black Consciousness Movement.  Although an advocate of nonviolent resistance, he died in police custody in 1977 after over 22 hours of torture and interrogation.

Steven Biko was an anti-apartheid activist and founder of the Black Consciousness Movement. Although an advocate of nonviolent resistance, he died in police custody in 1977 after over 22 hours of torture and interrogation.

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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 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, with his comrade Mamphela Ramphele

Steve Biko, with his comrade Mamphela Ramphele

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 -- Steve Biko

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 -- Steve Biko

Image of Steve Biko taken from his book I Write What I Like. The accompanying quote reads,

Image of Steve Biko taken from his book I Write What I Like. The accompanying quote reads,

Kwame Nkrumah, Patrice Lumumba, Wangari Maathai, Steve Biko, Nelson Mandela and Jomo Kenyatta are six black African heroes from Africa's history who have changed the course of Africa.

Kwame Nkrumah, Patrice Lumumba, Wangari Maathai, Steve Biko, Nelson Mandela and Jomo Kenyatta are six black African heroes from Africa's history who have changed the course of Africa.

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 -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."

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 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.

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