Remembering Steve Biko: A Champion of Black Consciousness

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  • Biko's Educational Background
  • An Innate Knack for Leading
  • Leaving an Indelible Mark
  • Philosophical Brothers
  • Biko's Brutal Last Days
  • The World Responds
  • Woods Fights for Truth
  • Wilson's Short Biko Bio
  • Showcasing a Pivotal Figure
  • Google Exhibits Biko's Life
  • Biko's Legacy Lives On
  • A Fundamental Freedom Fighter

Leaving an Indelible Mark

The Black People’s Convention (BPC,) the South African Students Movement (SASM) and the National Association of Youth Organizations formed shortly after. During his short, yet remarkable life — for which he was mostly banned from traveling — Biko made large strides for Black South Africans by assisting political prisoners and Black students, penning the incendiary I Write What I Like and more.

(Photo: Courtesy of University of Chicago Press)

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