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Biko Family Defiant [Click on this image to find a short video and analysis of the conditions of apartheid in South Africa and why that system of oppression is comparable to Jim Crow segregation in the U.S.] Ntsiki Biko, widow of South African political detainee Steve Biko, defiantly gives the Black Power salute with her children Samora (left) aged two, and Nkosinathi aged six, in front of their home at King William’s Town, South Africa..." Photo credit: Hulton Archive / Getty Images

Anti-Apartheid protest march Apartheid is as social and political policy of racial segregation and discrimination enforced by a white minority government in South Africa from 1948 to 1994. “apartheid” is from the Afrikaans language that was developed over the years by Dutch colonists, and means “apartness.” While apartheid policies extend back to the beginning of white government in South Africa in 1652, it became codified, or officially written into law, in 1948.

Steve Biko--A Special Report in Words and Pictures Follow this link to find a short video and analysis of the conditions of apartheid in South Africa and why that system of oppression is comparable to Jim Crow segregation in the U.S.: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/videos/south-african-apartheid-why-does-it-look-so-familiar-to-americans Photo credit: DRUM Magazine, November 1977 issue

In Tuko Macho, a vigilante called Biko is cleaning up Nairobi. Jim Chuchu's first series explores the idea that heroes rise when a society…

In Tuko Macho, a vigilante called Biko is cleaning up Nairobi. Jim Chuchu's first series explores the idea that heroes rise when a society…