OPINION | What would Biko say about our country today?

Forty-five years after his death, the Black Consciousness leader’s objective ‘to bestow upon SA the greatest possible gift — a human face’ has yet to be realised

Not many people pay attention to the fact that Steve Biko died young — at the age of just 30. He wrote his seminal works between the ages of 21 and 25, after which he could not write because he was banned, from 1973 until his death in police custody on September 12 1977.  ..

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