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Tafelberg Short: I remember Steve Biko

Xolela Mangcu

Epub ISBN:

9780624057048

Publisher:

Tafelberg

Date Released:

November 2012

Price (incl. VAT):

R 55.00

Format:


About this book:

Steve Biko made a deep impression on youngsters in his hometown, Ginsberg. Among them was Xolela Mangcu, who here delves into Biko's own childhood: Steve as prankster at Forbes Grant school, and his lack of interest in politics – until, at St Francis College, his brother Khaya is arrested and Steve too is bundled into a police car. Mangcu looks at how Biko has affected the course of his own life – and at the legacy he left, giving South Africans the courage and the language to claim their freedom.