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Remembering Rick Turner

Steve Biko lighting up with Rick Turner (right), Dave Turnbull (centre) and volunteers who were helping restore the Mahatma Gandhi Ashram in Phoenix, Durban, 1971

Anyone who has spent time at the University of KwaZulu-Natal will be familiar with the name Rick Turner. There’s the Rick Turner Students’ Union Building, the¬†Rick Turner¬†Scholarship, and part of the university campus lies on Rick Turner Road. But how many people actually know the story of Dr Richard Albert Turner? Born in the Western […]