Biko

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Bi·ko

 (bē′kō), Steven Bantu 1946-1977.
South African political activist who led an antiapartheid movement that urged all South African blacks to disassociate themselves from white and multiracial culture. He was killed in prison by South African police.
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Biko

(ˈbiːkəʊ)
n
(Biography) Steven Bantu, known as Steve. 1946–77, Black South African civil rights leader: founder of the South African Students Organization. His death in police custody caused worldwide concern
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