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Post date: 18/10/2018
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The Ginsberg cemetery is one of the oldest known black cemeteries arising as a result of

early formalized segregation practices. Its most important grave is that of Mr Steve Biko,

but also contains the graves of his mentors, thus it is the resting place of many of those

whose work led to the disbanding of apartheid.

The cemetery’s most famous interment was that in 1977 of the leader of the Black

Consciousness Movement, Mr Steve Biko, after his death at the hands of the security

police. During the planning to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the late Mr

Biko’s death, it was proposed that the whole cemetery be proclaimed a Garden of

Remembrance, since many of his friends, mentors and family are buried there.

 
 

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