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African American History

(1966) Stokely Carmichael, “Black Power”

Stokely Carmichael speaking at Garfield High School, Seattle, 1967 Courtesy MOHAI (1986.5.21041) Soon after he was named chairman of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), Stokely Carmichael began to tout the slogan and philosophy of Black Power.  In the speech below he explains  Black Power to an audience at the University of California, Berkeley. It’s …