Touched by Biko: The interviews by Andile M-Afrika investigates the lives of key men and women who were part of Biko's political sphere. It reveals common traits in the lives of the young black thinkers who were university students in the 1960s and 1970s.
These interviews offer personal insights on their interactions with Biko, on what Biko meant to each of them and the deep sense of loss they were left with when Biko was killed. Contributions represent the trends and tendencies of a political generation that Biko led.
The interviews reflect a Black Consciousness viewpoint of direct relevance to our current political environment in South Africa.
There is a sense of how a part of who Biko was, continues to reside in the minds and the hearts of those who worked closely with him.