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Stokely Carmichael

Stokely CarmichaelAKA Stokely Standiford Churchill Carmichael

Born: 29-Jun-1941
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad
Died: 15-Nov-1998
Location of death: Conakry, Guinea
Cause of death: Cancer - Prostate

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Black separatist, Pan-Africanist

Popularized the term "Black Power".

Changed his name to Kwame Ture in 1978.

Father: Adolphus Standiford Carmichael (b. 1-Feb-1913, d. 1962)
Mother: Florence Charles Carmichael
Wife: Miriam Makeba (singer, m. Apr-1968, div. 1978)
Wife: Marlyatou Barry (div.)
Son: Bokar (b. 1982)

    High School: Bronx High School of Science, Bronx, NY (1960)
    University: BA Philosophy, Howard University (1964)

    Black Panther Party 1967
    Congress of Racial Equality
    Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
    Trespassing Jackson, MS (1961)
    Trespassing Baltimore, MD (1961)
    Disturbing the Peace Beth Israel Hospital, New York City (24-Jun-1962)
    Trespassing Cambridge, MD (12-May-1964)
    Leaving the Scene of an Accident Fort Deposit, AL (14-Oct-1965)
    Reckless Driving Fort Deposit, AL (14-Oct-1965)
    Trespassing Greenwood, MS (16-Jun-1966)
    Disorderly Conduct Atlanta, GA (8-Sep-1966)
    Inciting a Riot Atlanta, GA (8-Sep-1966)
    Naturalized US Citizen (27-Apr-1953)
    Funeral: Martin Luther King (1968)
    Hunger Strike (1941)
    Took the Fifth Senate Judiciary Committee (Mar-1970)
    Changed Name to "Kwame Ture" (1978)
    Trinidad Ancestry

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (Feb-2011)
    Berkeley in the Sixties (Jan-1990) · Himself
    Tell Me Lies (Feb-1968)

Author of books:
Black Power (1967, essays, with Charles V. Hamilton)
Stokely Speaks: Black Power Back to Pan-Africanism (1971, essays)


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