I Write what I Like: A Selection of His Writings
Heinemann, 1987 - 153 pages
On 12th September 1977, Steve Biko was murdered in his prison cell. He was only 31, but his vision and charisma - captured in this collection of his work - had already transformed the agenda of South African politics. This book covers the basic philosophy of black consciousness, Bantustans, African culture, the institutional church and Western involvement in apartheid.
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If you wanna know the side of Biko they tried to hide start here.
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The book paints a vivid scenery of the evils and iniquity of the apartheid movement yet simultaneously, on the same vein, it illuminates and articulates the courage and bravery in fighting such systems to which most of today's south African youth enjoy the fruits of!
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