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BCUC – Isivunguvungu (feat. Saul Williams)

BCUC (Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness) – Isivunguvungu (feat. Saul Williams) Video shot by Liz Gomis in Paris at Studio Pigalle in November 2018. From the album ‘THE HEALING’ out in May 2019. Pre-order The Healing: https://bcuc.bandcamp.com/album/the-healing _ _ _ _ _ Label Website : http://www.budamusique.com Label Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/BudaMusique/ Label Twitter : https://twitter.com/BudaMusique Label Instagram […]
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SYND 15 9 77 MATANZIMA GREETED BY VORSTER AND BOTHA

(14 Sep 1977) The leader of the first black territory to be given independence by the South African government, Chief Kaiser Matanzima of Transkei, arrived in Pretoria to begin talks with Prime Minister John Vorster. The talks come at a crucial moment, as the death of black leader Steve Biko, allegedly as the result of […]
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SOUTH AFRICA: DURBAN: SOCIETY FOR KRISHNA CONSCIOUSNESS FESTIVAL

English/Nat Devotees of the Indian god Krishna are trying to harness the power of their deity to pour oil on South Africa’s troubled waters. The International Society for Krishna Consciousness organised a colourful festival this week in the port city of Durban. A ten-metre chariot decked out with Hindu deities was hauled through the streets […]
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SYND 23 4 79 STEVE BIKO MEMORIAL UNVEILED IN JOHANNESBURG

(23 Apr 1979) Stephen Bantu Biko memorial unveiled in Johannesburg. Steve Biko was a noted anti apartheid and racism activist in South Africa, who helped found the South African Students’ Organisation and elected its first president, in 1972. He became honorary president of the Black People’s Convention. He was banned during the height of apartheid […]
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BLF President Andile Mngxitama Casts his Vote

Black first Land First President Andile Mngxitama voted for BLF in his former High School in Tlokwe. He tells the story of his history of Black Consciousness activism in the school and how that moment was a proud and defining moment of his youth. Remember to subscribe, and ring the notification bell, so that you […]
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SYND 17 11 77 BIKO INQUEST INPRETORIA

(16 Nov 1977) The inquest of the death of Steve Biko the leader of the black consciousness movement in South Africa. South African police have been accused of mounting a “cover up” over the death of Biko who died two months ago in police custody. The inquest has so far revealed that biko died of […]
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A Steve Biko Wall of Memory

In this photo essay renowned writer Ben Okri meets Graffiti Artist Rasik “Mr Ekse” Green on a Steve Biko Wall of Memory in Soweto. By Eugene Paramoer THIRTY-SEVEN YEARS after his death, Steve Bantu Biko has come to life, on the walls of black communities throughout South Africa… Graffiti writers are grafting Biko’s image on […]