Is Biko’s legacy being besmirched?

In October 2002, 25 years since Stephen Bantu Biko‘s death, poet James Matthews penned a letter questioning the segregation and infighting amongst political parties and “groupings” who professed “to hold true to his commitment.” We reread his missive, more than ten year later, as battles over Biko continue to rage.

 

 

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This letter first appeared in Chimurenga Vol. 3: Biko In Parliament (November ’02)

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