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Stokely Carmichael on Black Power - Various - Black Protest

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  1. An organization of militant black civil rights activists inspired by Stokely Carmichael's "black power" philosophies. The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense formed in Oakland, California, in Armed and clad entirely in black, Black Panther militants advocated the use of violence.
  2. Liberation" delivered in London during July in Stokely Carmichael, Stokely Speaks: Black Power Back to Pan-AMcanism (New York: Random House, Vintage Books, ), Also, in Carmichael's well-publicized re-sponse to David Frost's query about the white man in the world he most admired, Camus is the first name he utters.
  3. Stokely Standiford Churchill Carmichael, also known as Kwame Ture, was a Trinidadian-American black activist active in the s American Civil Rights Movement. He rose to prominence first as a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC, pronounced "Snick") and later as the "Honorary Prime Minister" of the Black Panther Party/5.
  4. The term "Black Power" was used in a different sense in the s by black leader Frederick Douglass as an alternative name for the Slave Power—that is the disproportionate political power at the national level held by slave owners in the South. Douglass predicted: "The days of Black Power are numbered. Its course, indeed is onward.
  5. Initially a volunteer, Stokely Carmichael was the group’s chairman in When asked about Carmichael’s legacy, Lyon said: the “SNCC, a largely black organization, was integrated with blacks, whites, and Jews risking themselves and at times dying in the Movement.
  6. On June 16, , reacting to police harassment against African-American demonstrators, Stokely Carmichael introduced the slogan “Black Power” to the black freedom struggle. Carmichael, leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), preached tactical rather than philosophical support during the civil rights movement.

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