Steve Biko Quotes (17 quotes)
I Write what i Like: A Selection of His Writings (1987 edition), Heinemann - ISBN: 9780435905989
“The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity.”
Statement as witness (3 May 1976)
“It is better to die for an idea that will live, than to live for an idea that will die.”
Quoted in The Mind of Black Africa (1996) by Dickson A. Mungazi, p. 159
White Racism and Black Consciousness - I Write What I Like (1978)
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Picture Source: WikipediaSteve Biko
Born: December 18, 1946
Died: September 12, 1977 (aged 30)
Nationality: South African
Bio: Stephen Biko was an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa in the 1960s and 1970s.
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