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Added 12th April 2018 08:19 AM

The BCMA was an avowedly Marxist group, which used the Azanian People Organisation as its political voice.

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The BCMA was an avowedly Marxist group, which used the Azanian People Organisation as its political voice.

PIC: Prof. Barney Nyameko Pityana formed the Black Consciousness Movement of Azania (BCMA) in London, UK. (Courtesy photo)

TODAY IN HISTORY

April 12, 1980

Following the waning of the influence of the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM), members of the movement formed new groups and some joined other liberation movements such as the African National Congress (ANC). On 12 April 1980, Prof. Barney Nyameko Pityana formed the Black Consciousness Movement of Azania (BCMA) in London, UK. The BCMA was an avowedly Marxist group, which used the Azanian People Organisation (AZAPO) as its political voice.

Source: http://www.sahistory.org.za

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