Indian South Africans and the Black Consciousness Movement under apartheid

  title={Indian South Africans and the Black Consciousness Movement under apartheid},
  author={Ashwin Desai},
  journal={Diaspora Studies},
  pages={37 - 50}
  • Ashwin Desai
  • Published 2 January 2015
  • Psychology
  • Diaspora Studies
In the late 1960s, “non-White” university students marched out of the white dominated but, at that stage, still multiracial, National Union of South African Students. They formed the South African Students Organisation (SASO) and began formulating an ideology called Black Consciousness. At its heart, the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM) called for the unity of South Africa's oppressed, which they defined as African, Coloured and Indian. Those who were not students found a home in the Black… 
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