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Stokely Carmichael

Born: Jun 29, 1941

Death: Nov 15, 1998

Birthplace: Port of Spain

Profession: Writer

Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago

Stokely Carmichael

Date of Birth : Jun 29, 1941
Date of Death : Nov 15, 1998
Birth Place : Port of Spain

Stokely Carmichael, also known as Kwame Ture, was a Trinidadian-American revolutionary active in the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, and later, the global Pan-African movement. Growing up in the United States from the age of eleven, he graduated from Howard University. He rose to prominence in the civil rights and Black Power movements, first as a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, later as the "Honorary Prime Minister" of the Black Panther Party, and finally as a leader of the All-African Peoples Revolutionary Party.

Profession


  • Writer
  • Political activist

Also known as


  • Kwame Ture
  • Stokely Standiford Churchill Carmichael
  • Carmichael, Stokely
  • Kwame Toure

Parents


  • Mabel R. Carmichael
  • Adolphus Carmichael

Spouse


  • Marlyatou Barry
  • Miriam Makeba

Children


  • Bokar Carmichael
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