Black Consciousness

The Chapter We Wrote: The City Press Story by Len Kalane looks at media and politics in a changing South Africa

The Chapter We Wrote: The City Press Story by Len Kalane is out in June from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Paballo Thekiso chats about his new book, The Black Consciousness Reader

Paballo Thekiso chatted to Polity SA about The Black Consciousness Reader, the new book out from Jacana Media, published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Steve Biko’s murder.

Celebrating the words of Steve Biko 40 years after his death

Steve Biko, legendary anti-apartheid activist and leader of the Black Consciousness movement, died in detention at just 30 years old on 12 September 1977, 40 years ago.

3 new books commemorate the 40th anniversary of Steve Biko’s death

Pan Macmillan South Africa is publishing three books this year to honour the life and work of Steve Biko.

The Testimony of Steve Biko – new book examines how Black Consciousness surged into public awareness

When Steve Biko entered the courtroom as a star witness in the famous SASO/BPC trial to deliver his testimony on Black Consciousness, those who had heard of the myth of the man named Biko got to witness him in court.

New 40th anniversary edition of Steve Biko’s I Write What I Like

This 40th anniversary edition includes a Foreword by Njabulo S Ndebele, personal reflections on Steve Biko and Black Consciousness, as well as Biko’s first known published piece of writing.