Biko lecture: BC for Beginners

By Andile Mngxitama Please note: people who were politicized by the ANC into non racialism and the Freedom Charter do not understand what racism and white supremacy are. They generally confuse attitudes and bad manners with racism. They then formulate responses based on this wrong understanding of racism. They have no understanding at all of …

BLF remembers Steve Biko

It’s Biko Day! 43 years later Steve Biko Lives! Black First Land First (BLF) is an orthodox Black Consciousness (BC) organization which insists on the application of Biko’s BC in its purest form because it represents a leap forward from the bowels of black nationalism that sprung from the first encounter between white oppression and …

Vukani Special Offer – Biko Lives! R300

Vukani Communitiy Development (VCD) which is chaired by Mayibuye Mandela, the grandson of President Mandela, has managed to secure 10 more copies of one of the most important volumes on Steve Biko. The volume co-edited by Andile Mngxitama (2008) and published by Palgrave Macmillan with A grade contributors such as Mabogo P. More; Frank B. …

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: New Frank Talk – In Defence of Biko 40 years later

By Athi Mongezeleli Joja The emergence of the discourse on “decolonisation” from within local struggles has engulfed South Africa. As if scrambling for a new figure to fill in a void, political parties, prestigious institutions and so on, undertook pilgrimages to the grave of Steve Biko, writing papers, holding conferences, and others, holding massive rallies …

BLF held a successful Biko lecture in Soweto

By BO Staff Writer The Black Consciousness Movement, Black First Land First (BLF), held a successful Biko lecture at Orlando East in Soweto yesterday. The lecture given by the National Convener of BLF, Andile Mngxitama, was titled “how Biko helps us to think Black First”. Mngxitama said, amongst other things, that the reason why white …