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Ready for Revolution

Ready for Revolution

The Life and Struggles of Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture)

  • Author: Stokely Carmichael,Michael Thelwell
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 0684850036
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 835
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The personal story of the civil rights leader's work and life, published to coincide with the fifth anniversary of his death, discusses his witness to and experiences with the prison farms and lynch mobs of Mississippi, the firefights and political activism of the African liberation wars, and the efforts of Black Power and Pan-Africanism. 40,000 first printing.

Stokely Speaks

Stokely Speaks

From Black Power to Pan-Africanism

  • Author: Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture)
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press
  • ISBN: 1613742959
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 256
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In the speeches and articles collected in this book, the black activist, organizer, and freedom fighter Stokely Carmichael traces the dramatic changes in his own consciousness and that of black Americans that took place during the evolving movements of Civil Rights, Black Power, and Pan-Africanism. Unique in his belief that the destiny of African Americans could not be separated from that of oppressed people the world over, Carmichael's Black Power principles insisted that blacks resist white brainwashing and redefine themselves. He was concerned not only with racism and exploitation, but with cultural integrity and the colonization of Africans in America. In these essays on racism, Black Power, the pitfalls of conventional liberalism, and solidarity with the oppressed masses and freedom fighters of all races and creeds, Carmichael addresses questions that still confront the black world and points to a need for an ideology of black and African liberation, unification, and transformation.

Stokely

Stokely

A Life

  • Author: Peniel E. Joseph,E Joseph
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • ISBN: 0465080480
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 424
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Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped onto the pages of history when he called for "Black Power” during a speech one Mississippi night in 1966. A firebrand who straddled both the American civil rights and Black Power movements, Carmichael would stand for the rest of his life at the center of the storm he had unleashed that night. In Stokely, preeminent civil rights scholar Peniel E. Joseph presents a groundbreaking biography of Carmichael, using his life as a prism through which to view the transformative African American freedom struggles of the twentieth century. During the heroic early years of the civil rights movement, Carmichael and other civil rights activists advocated nonviolent measures, leading sit-ins, demonstrations, and voter registration efforts in the South that culminated with the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965. Still, Carmichael chafed at the slow progress of the civil rights movement and responded with Black Power, a movement that urged blacks to turn the rhetoric of freedom into a reality through whatever means necessary. Marked by the assassinations of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr., a wave of urban race riots, and the rise of the anti-war movement, the late 1960s heralded a dramatic shift in the tone of civil rights. Carmichael became the revolutionary icon for this new racial and political landscape, helping to organize the original Black Panther Party in Alabama and joining the iconic Black Panther Party for Self Defense that would galvanize frustrated African Americans and ignite a backlash among white Americans and the mainstream media. Yet at the age of twenty-seven, Carmichael made the abrupt decision to leave the United States, embracing a pan-African ideology and adopting the name of Kwame Ture, a move that baffled his supporters and made him something of an enigma until his death in 1998. A nuanced and authoritative portrait, Stokely captures the life of the man whose uncompromising vision defined political radicalism and provoked a national reckoning on race and democracy.

Stokely Carmichael and Black power

Stokely Carmichael and Black power

  • Author: Robert Cwiklik
  • Publisher: Millbrook Pr
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 32
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Profiles Stokley Carmichael and discusses his leadership of the controversial Black Power group in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

Black Power

Black Power

Politics of Liberation in America

  • Author: Charles V. Hamilton,Kwame Ture
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • ISBN: 0307795276
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 256
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A revolutionary work since its publication, Black Power exposed the depths of systemic racism in this country and provided a radical political framework for reform: true and lasting social change would only be accomplished through unity among African-Americans and their independence from the preexisting order. An eloquent document of the civil rights movement that remains a work of profound social relevance 50 years after it was first published.

Reardon Transportation Company, Inc. V. Stokely-USA, Inc

Reardon Transportation Company, Inc. V. Stokely-USA, Inc

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The Ghost of J. Stokely

The Ghost of J. Stokely

  • Author: Bob Temple,Shane Nitzsche
  • Publisher: Capstone
  • ISBN: 143420796X
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 75
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To earn his Young Adventurers Bear rank, seventeen-year-old Jared leads a group of younger boys to Eagle Point, but their planned fishing trip turns into an investigation of strange events surrounding the caretaker's cabin.

Stokely-Van Camp, Inc. V. National Labor Relations Board

Stokely-Van Camp, Inc. V. National Labor Relations Board

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Testimony of Stokely Carmichael

Testimony of Stokely Carmichael

Hearing, Ninety-first Congress, Second Session. March 25, 1970

  • Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: African Americans
  • Page: 29
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Espinoza V. Stokely-Van Camp, Inc

Espinoza V. Stokely-Van Camp, Inc

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