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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.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Anti-Apartheid movements South Africa, Apartheid South Africa, Racism South Africa, Black nationalism South Africa, Blacks South Africa Politics and government, South Africa Race relations, Biko, Steve, 1946-1977, Political activists South Africa Biography, Political prisoners South Africa Biography