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 …

A Father’s Day pictorial tribute to the Godfathers of revolution

Steve Biko, father of the June 16, 1976 Insurrection By BO Staff Writer   Muammar al-Qaddafi, father of the 1969 Libyan Revolution   Jacob Zuma, father of Radical Economic Transformation    Mao Zedong, father of the Chinese Revolution   Andile Mngxitama, father of the simmering Black Revolution   Fidel Castro, father of the Cuban Revolution …

June 16, Black Power Day – panel discussion

Khotso Seatlholo (left), Tsietsi Mashinini (right) By Andile Mngxitama Tsietsi Mashinini, the chairperson of the Soweto Students’ Representative Council (SSRC), and his deputy Khotso Seatlholo were members of the South African Students’ Movement (SASM). Both the SSRC and SASM were among the 18 Black Consciousness-affiliated organisations banned on 19 October 1977. After the June 16 …

Ramaphosa’s anti racism campaign, an insult to Biko, Floyd and Khosa

By Andile Mngxitama Cyril Ramaphosa and the African National Congress (ANC) alliance’s anti-racism campaign is an insult to Steve Biko, George Floyd and Collins Khosa. The campaign is an haphazard affair meant to essentially take our eyes away from the complicity of the Ramaphosa administration in racism. Racism is flourishing under Ramaphosa from the arrogance …