Top 5 thought-provoking books written by celebrated Pan-African leaders

June 15, 2018 at 06:08 am | Culture

Bridget Boakye

Bridget Boakye | Contributor

June 15, 2018 at 06:08 am | Culture

I Write What I Like by Steve Biko

Steve Biko, the revolutionary South African who was killed at the tender age of 31, wrote these pieces when he was president of the South African Student Organisation. One of the most celebrated leaders of the anti-apartheid movement, his writings stressed the importance of raising one’s consciousness and mindset as the way to true liberation. Father of the Black Consciousness Movement, his quote, “the greatest weapon in the hand of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed,” has become defining for all Pan Africanists.

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