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Stephen Bantu Biko (18 December 1946 – 12 September 1977) wis a Sooth African anti-apartheid activist. Ideologically an African naitionalist an African socialist, he wis at the forefront o a gressruits anti-apartheid campaign kent as the Black Consciousness Muivement during the late 1960s an 1970s.

Stephen Biko
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Born Stephen Bantu Biko
18 December 1946(1946-12-18)
Ginsberg, South Africa
Died 12 September 1977(1977-09-12) (aged 30)
Pretoria, South Africa
Thrift Anti-apartheid activist
Hauf-marrae(s) Ntsiki Mashalaba
Pairtner(s) Mamphela Ramphele
Childer 5, includin Hlumelo Biko[1][2]


  1. Mothibeli, Tefo. "Mamphela Ramphele: Academic Giant and Ray of Hope", Financial Mail, Johannesburg, 7 Julie 2006.
  2. Daley, Suzanne, "The Standards Bearer", New York Times, 13 Aprile 1997.