The death of stephen biko on 12 september 1977, stephen bantu biko died in a prison cell in pretoria the announcement of biko's death by the south african government. Stephen bantu biko was an anti-apartheid activist in south africa in the 1960s and 1970s a student leader, he later founded the black consciousness move. In january 1977, the black people’s convention unanimously elected biko honorary president in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the liberati. A short biography of steve biko, founder and martyr of the black consciousness movement in south africa.
Steve biko, the south african anti-apartheid activist who died in police custody in 1977, is being honored with a google doodle on what would've been his 70th birthday.
Black is beautiful steve biko knew this fully well, and fought to spread this message across south africa at the height of the apartheid movement in the.
Steve biko: steve biko, founder of the black consciousness movement in south africa his death from injuries suffered while in police custody made him an. Apart from nelson mandela, nobody symbolised the struggle against the apartheid more than steve biko. View the profiles of people named steve biko join facebook to connect with steve biko and others you may know facebook gives people the power to share. Steve biko spearheaded the black consciousness movement in south africa he died in 1977, from injuries sustained while in police custody learn more at biographycom.
Bantu stephen biko (18 december 1946 – 12 september 1977) was a south african anti-apartheid activist ideologically an african nationalist and african socialist.
Forty years after his death, steve biko does not have the profile of other black civil rights leaders in south africa biko was a key figure in the black.