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Brazil’s New Black Power Movement

AFRICANGLOBE - The new Black power movement in Brazil is big. Despite their contributions to the growth and development of their nation, Black Brazilians fall behind all others in what’s been described as a “racial paradise.” They are the country’s poorest, most disenfranchised, and victims of overwhelming levels of systemic discrimination. Now many Blacks there are saying that enough is enough.

Stokely Carmichael, A Philosopher Behind The Black Power Movement

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

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.

Historians, Activists Debate the Role of Black Power Today

In the city where the first shots were fired in a bloody civil war that freed millions of enslaved Africans, historians, activists and ordinary...