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Ntsiki Biko, widow of South African political detainee Steve Biko, who died while in police custody on 12 September 1977, defiantly gives the Black Power salute with their children Samora (left) aged two, and Nkosinathi aged six, in front of their home at King William's Town, South Africa, shortly after hearing of his death. 'Steve may be dead, but his struggle will continue', she said.

Ntsiki Biko, widow of South African political detainee Steve Biko, who died while in police custody on 12 September defiantly gives the Black Power salute with their children Samora (left) aged.

Ntsiki Biko, widow of South African political detainee Steve Biko, who died while in police custody on 12 September 1977, defiantly gives the Black Power salute with their children Samora (left) aged two, and Nkosinathi aged six, in front of their home at King William's Town, South Africa, shortly after hearing of his death. 'Steve may be dead, but his struggle will continue', she said.

Ntsiki Biko, widow of South African political detainee Steve Biko, who died while in police custody on 12 September defiantly gives the Black Power salute with their children Samora (left) aged.

25. Fashion inspired by African American culture:Headwraps. Beginning in the 1960s, African American women began wearing traditional headwraps as an acknowledgment of their West African ancestral roots.  "The African American Headwrap." All Black Women. 12 Apr.2011.Web. 27 Feb.2013.

Fashion inspired by African American culture:Headwraps. Beginning in the African American women began wearing traditional headwraps as an acknowledgment of their West African ancestral roots. "The African American Headwrap." All Black Women.

1967, Donyale Luna    Supermodel Donayale Luna was one of the world’s most beautiful women in the 1960s. Born Peggy Ann Freeman in Detroit, Luna began modeling in 1965 and within months, an article in Time magazine declared 1966 to be “The Luna Year.” She was the first Black model to appear on the cover of British Vogue,

model Donyale Luna In Sydney. Donyale Luna was the first black model to appear on British Vogue. She was fond of LSD and was one of the only black women to be part of Andy Warhol's studio. She died in Rome in 1979 of a drug overdose. SO BEAUTIFUL & SAD!