Biko - Cry Freedom

Donald Woods

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Subjected to 22 hours of interrogation, torture and beating by South African police on September 6, 1977, Steve Biko died six days later. Donald Woods, Biko's close friend and a leading white South African newspaper editor, exposed the murder helping to ignite the black revolution.

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Biko - Cry Freedom
1THE BACKGROUNDThe White SettlersBecause Steve Biko was uniquely a product of South Africa and its history it is necessary to give a short synopsis of that history, with particular emphasis on those elements of it that influenced his stance and philosophy.Recorded history in South Africa begins with the arrival of white settlers in 1652, when the Dutch established a sailing base where the city of Cape Town is now situated. But the country's history of human habitation extends far back in time, and archaeologists have found traces there of some of the earliest human habitation

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Donald Woods

Donald Woods was a South-African born journalist who founded and edited The Daily Dispatch, which he used as a vehicle to attack South Africa's apartheid establishment.  He was exiled to London where he remained until his death from cancer in 2001.

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Biko - Cry Freedom
Donald Woods

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Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks
April 2011
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ISBN: 9781429936385
ISBN10: 142993638X
289 pages
$7.99

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Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks
November 1987
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ISBN: 9780805003857
ISBN10: 0805003851
4 x 7 inches, 289 pages
$4.95
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