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10 Facts About Steve Biko That You Should Know

10 Facts About Steve Biko That You Should Know

Born in 1946, Stephen Bantu Biko or commonly known as Steve Biko was an iconic figure in South Africa‚Äôs painful struggle for independence. He was an anti-apartheid activist in the 1960s and 70s. Biko was arrested several times for his anti-apartheid work and in September 1977, he died from injuries he sustained while in police custody. Thousands of people attended his funeral and subsequent burial at the Ginsberg township cemetery (currently referred to as Steve…