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Stokely Carmichael, A Philosopher Behind The Black Power Movement

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AFRICANGLOBE - Before he became famous for calling on Black power for Black people, Stokely Carmichael was better known as a rising young community organizer in the civil rights movement. The tall, handsome philosophy major from Howard University spent summers in the South, working with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, known as SNCC, to get African-Americans in Alabama and Mississippi registered to vote in the face of tremendous, often violent resistance from segregationists.

Britain’s Black Power Movement At Risk Of Being Forgotten

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AFRICANGLOBE - Britain's Black power movement is being written out of recent cultural history because it does not fit into the "utopian" narrative of the UK being a nation of civilised fair play, a new book argues. The authors of the work, the first detailed history of Black power in Britain, argue that an important chapter of recent cultural history is in danger of being forgotten.

Another Side Of Dr. King: Black Economic Power

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AFRICANGLOBE - It is important to note that these ideas that Dr. King had on Black politics and economics are the same positions that Malcolm X communicated in his definition of the political and economic aspects of Black nationalism. The reason this is important is the FBI felt it would be necessary to eliminate Dr. King if he were to use Black nationalist tactics.
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