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Biko ... Adrian Grant-Smith's digital portrait of Steve Biko (18 Dec 1946 - 12 Sep 1977) the South African anti-apartheid activist, who founded the Black Consciousness Movement.    Prints available at workart.co.za

Biko

Biko ... Adrian Grant-Smith's digital portrait of Steve Biko (18 Dec 1946 - 12 Sep 1977) the South African anti-apartheid activist, who founded the Black Consciousness Movement. Prints available at workart.co.za

Poster Workshop: Illustrating the protest years | World news | The Guardian

Poster Workshop: Illustrating the protest years

In the turbulent late 1960s, a printmaking collective called the Poster Workshop formed in a basement in Camden, London, and set about turning activists' slogans into art statements

December 13, 1971: In South-West Africa (now Namibia), 6,000 indigenous Ovambos – required under the rule of South Africa’s apartheid government to live in tribal areas in the northern third of the country and required to have passes for movement within the country – begin a general strike to protest the contract labor system. They demanded the right to choose jobs, end contracts, bring families to work locations, a new pass system, and increased w

December 13, 1971

In South-West Africa (now Namibia), 6,000 indigenous Ovambos – required under the rule of South Africa’s apartheid government to live in tribal areas in the northern third of the country and requir…

Nelson Mandela: SA prepares for the day it fears most | Mail & Guardian

Madiba mourns his 'beloved sister' Albertina Sisulu

Nelson Mandela: SA prepares for the day it fears most | Mail & Guardian

Condemn the South African Apartheid Regime, linocut by Rachael Romero 1976

SF Poster Brigade Archive

Condemn the South African Apartheid Regime, linocut by Rachael Romero 1976

Mandela’s Struggle in Posters - Interactive Feature - NYTimes.com

Mandela’s Struggle in Posters - Interactive Feature - NYTimes.com

December 6, 2013: Front page of the Irish Examiner reporting the death of Nelson Mandela on December 5, 2013: 'Icon of all icons"

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“'Icon of icons' Tomorrow's Irish Examiner front page tribute to Nelson Mandela. #RIPMadiba (POD)”

Steve Biko (Africa Illustrated Book 8) by [Steve Biko Foundation]

Steve Biko (Africa Illustrated Book 8)

Steve Biko (Africa Illustrated Book 8) by [Steve Biko Foundation]

#electiondemocratique - Le Président Nelson Mandela pendant la cérémonie d’investiture, entouré du Vice-Président Thabo Mbeki (à d.) et du Vice-Président F. W. de Clerk (10 mai 1994).

#electiondemocratique - Le Président Nelson Mandela pendant la cérémonie d’investiture, entouré du Vice-Président Thabo Mbeki (à d.) et du Vice-Président F. W. de Clerk (10 mai 1994).

The Racist Signs of Apartheid: What South Africans Had to Look at Every Day for Four Decades

The Racist Signs of Apartheid: What South Africans Had to Look at Every Day for Four Decades – PolyTrendy

For decades, the country’s black majority was controlled by racist laws enshrining white supremacy. From 1948 through the 1990s, a single word dominated life in South Africa.