I Write what I Like: A Selection of His Writings

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Heinemann, 1987 - Anti-apartheid movements - 153 pages
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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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User Review  - Molebatsi - LibraryThing

The writings in I Write What I Like are lasting legacy that Steve Biko bequeathed the people of South Africa. Biko's views remain current today as they were when he expressed in writing or speeches ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pakama - LibraryThing

This book contains selected writings from Biko.It is very inspirational,especially when one looks at how racism affected the black South Africans in the apartheid days.His writings clearly show how commited and passionate Biko was.His state of mind was way ahead of his times. Read full review

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Contents

I
1
II
3
III
8
IV
17
V
19
VI
27
VII
33
VIII
40
XI
61
XII
73
XIII
80
XIV
87
XV
99
XVI
120
XVII
138
XVIII
143

IX
48
X
54
XIX
152
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About the author (1987)

Steve Biko (1946-78) is regarded as the father of the Black Consciousness movement in South Africa and a key figure in bringing about the end of apartheid. He was murdered while in police detention in 1978.

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