Stephen Bantu Biko -Because of his high profile, news of Biko's death spread quickly, opening many eyes around the world to the brutality of the apartheid regime. His funeral was attended by over 10,000 people, including numerous ambassadors and other diplomats from the United States and Western Europe. Nelson Mandela said of Biko: "They had to kill him to prolong the life of apartheid."

Stephen Bantu Biko, an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa in the and A student leader, he later founded the Black Consciousness Movement which would empower and mobilize much of the urban black population.

Flickriver: Photoset 'Black History Viewed Through Magazines' by ...

Why New York Models Like Carole Preston Get All the Breaks - Hue Magazine, November, 1955

Covers of Ebony , 958 1987 | Magazines | The FMD #lovefmd

Covers of Ebony , 958 1987

Ebony Magazine, June 1949. 30 cents. We were called Negro American then..LOL!! What's after African American??

Ebony Magazine, June 1949. 30 cents. We were called Negro American then..LOL!! What's after African American??

The Original Dreamgirls ~ Deena Jones: Sheryl Lee Ralph Effie White: Jennifer…

Original "Dreamgirls" broadway musical - Loretta Devine, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Jennifer Holiday.

Denzel Washington, Halle Berry and Jamie Foxx, Ebony November 2005

The anniversary cover featuring actors Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, and Jamie Foxx, November 2005

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