Facts about Steven Biko

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Summary

Steven Biko was a famous Activist from South Africa, who lived between December 18, 1946 and September 12, 1977.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by Steven.

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Famous quotes by Steven Biko (10)


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"You are either alive and proud or you are dead, and when you are dead, you can't care anyway"
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"Black man, you are on your own"
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"So as a prelude whites must be made to realise that they are only human, not superior. Same with Blacks. They must be made to realise that they are also human, not inferior"
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"Merely by describing yourself as black you have started on a road towards emancipation, you have committed yourself to fight against all forces that seek to use your blackness as a stamp that marks you out as a subservient being"
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"Being black is not a matter of pigmentation - being black is a reflection of a mental attitude"
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"The most potent weapon of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed"
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"In time, we shall be in a position to bestow on South Africa the greatest possible gift - a more human face"
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"Black Consciousness is an attitude of the mind and a way of life, the most positive call to emanate from the black world for a long time"
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"It becomes more necessary to see the truth as it is if you realize that the only vehicle for change are these people who have lost their personality"
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"The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity"


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