Happy Birthday Stokely Carmichael (June 29, 1941-November 15, 1998)

10520680_593380357443968_7509096687723112971_nHAPPY BIRTHDAY STOKELY CARMICHAEL!!
An Trinidadian-American black activist active in the 1960s 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.
Initially an integrationist, Carmichael later became affiliated with black nationalist and Pan-Africanist movements.
He popularized the term “Black Power”.

 

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