Stephen Bantu Biko Writings, Documents, Articles and Papers

Steve Biko - Writings & resources

Newspaper clipping: City Press, Sunday 9 September 2007


  • Black Viewpoint, edited by Steve Biko and published in 1972.

    'Black Viewpoint is meant to protect and further the interests of black people... we focus attention on four addresses delivered by blacks in different situations. By juxtaposing these articles in this issue we hope to reflect the broad spectrum now to be found in our society both in terms of the different stresses we lay in the definition of our problem - the white problem - and in the mooted solutions that all four speakers touch briefly on...'
  • No46 - Steve Biko, by Hilda Bernstein published in London by the International Defence and Aid Fund in 1978. Steve Biko was the 46th person to die in security police detention in South Africa.This book holds detailed information about the life and times of Steve Biko. There are chapters on Biko's inquest, the funeral, black consciousness, the courts, the police ect.
  • Black Student Politics, Higher Education & Apartheid: From SASO to SANSCO 1968-1990, by Saleem Badat published in 1999.
  • Psychological Liberation Black Consciousness and Africanism, a chapter from the book 'The Negotiated Revolution Society and Politics in Post - Apartheid South Africa' by Adam, H. and Moodley, K. Published by Jonathan Ball Publishers, Johannesburg in 1993.

Document, Articles and Papers:

'Frank Talk' journal articles:

Frank Talk, first published in March 1984, as the official publication of the Natal Region of AZAPO, the Azanian Peoples Organisation, was later published by an Editorial Collective, structured as an independent body corporate, but committed to a theoretical vision of a Black Consciousness ideology. "Frank Talk" was originally the pseudonym under which Steve Biko wrote several articles, later published in the journal and hence the title of the journal. Volume 2, September 1987, contains a full list of these articles. The theory of Black Consciousness is explored and related to issues of race and racism, theology, culture and and revolution. Several issues of the journal were banned for distribution in terms of government legislation but were later unbanned. (Dates: 1984 - 1990)

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