The Steve Biko Memorial Lecture, an annual program of the Steve Biko Foundation, is a series of lectures by some of the international community’s foremost scholars, artists, religious and political leaders. The lectures explore the enduring legacy and leadership of Stephen Bantu Biko in a contemporary context.
The Steve Biko Memorial Lectures, Edition 1 is a compilation of some of the most memorable lectures delivered at the event since its inception in 2000, including those of:
- Professor Njabulo Ndebele
- Professor Chinua Achebe
- Professor Zakes Mda
- Professor Ngugi wa Thiong’o
- President Nelson Mandela
- Dr. Mamphela Ramphele
- Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu
- President Thabo Mbeki
- Minister Trevor Manuel.
This book is published in commemoration of the life and legacy of Stephen Bantu Biko in the hope that it will contribute to realising the purpose for which Steve Biko lived and died: restoring people to their true humanity.