Stokely Carmichael Rank
About Stokely Carmichael
Stokely Carmichael was a Trinidadian-American activist who was known for his involvement in the African-American Civil Rights Movement which aimed to end the wide-spread discrimination against African-Americans in the United States of America, and during the Pan-African Movement that had the goal of unifying all people of African descent. He also served as the leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the Black Panther Party, and the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party during the Black Power movement (a political slogan started by Carmichael himself during a speech in 1966).
Carmichael received his degree in Philosophy at Howard University (Washington, D.C.) in 1964.
Stokely Carmichael Rank
Famous quotes by Stokely Carmichael
An organization which claims to be working for the needs of a community - as SNCC does - must work to provide that community with a position of strength from which to make its voice heard. This is the significance of black power beyond the slogan.Stokely Carmichael
Before a group can enter the open society, it must first close ranks.Stokely Carmichael
Black power can be clearly defined for those who do not attach the fears of white America to their questions about it.Stokely Carmichael
I knew that I could vote and that that wasn't a privilege it was my right. Every time I tried I was shot, killed or jailed, beaten or economically deprived.Stokely Carmichael
Now, then, in order to understand white supremacy we must dismiss the fallacious notion that white people can give anybody their freedom.Stokely Carmichael
The knowledge I have now is not the knowledge I had then.Stokely Carmichael
The secret of life is to have no fear it's the only way to function.Stokely Carmichael
There is a higher law than the law of government. That's the law of conscience.Stokely Carmichael
We had no more courage than Harriet Tubman or Marcus Garvey had in their times. We just had a more vulnerable enemy.Stokely Carmichael
We were aware of the fact that death walks hand in hand with struggle.Stokely Carmichael
Stokely Carmichael's Popularity
Stokely Carmichael was a famous Trinidadian-American activist, who was born on June 29, 1941. As a person born on this date, Stokely Carmichael is listed in our database as the 18th most popular celebrity for the day (June 29) and the 39th most popular for the year (1941).
People born on June 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Stokely Carmichael is the 899th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Stokely Carmichael's birthday, Stokely Carmichael is the 2nd most famous Trinidadian-American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
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