Stokely Carmichael

Stokely Carmichael

Born: June 29, 1941

Died: November 15, 1998

Nationality: American

Occupation: Activist

Biography: Stokely Carmichael was a 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 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.

Stokely Carmichael

“A man is born free.”

- Stokely Carmichael

Source/Notes: Berkeley Conference on black power and its challenges (196? edition)

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