5 legendary American Pan-Africanists whose remains are buried at home in Africa

August 15, 2019 at 05:00 pm | History

Etsey Atisu

Etsey Atisu | Staff Writer

August 15, 2019 at 05:00 pm | History

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Stokely “Kwame Ture” Carmichael | Biography.com

Stokely “Kwame Ture” Carmichael

Stokely Carmichael was born Stokely Standiford Churchill Carmichael. He was a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a member of the Black Panther Movement as well as a pioneer in the Black Power Movement.

As a Civil Rights Activist, he served as Head of the Black Panther Party from 1967 to 1969. In 1969, he left the United States for a self-imposed exile in Guinea, Africa, changing his name to Kwame Ture. He died of Prostate Cancer in 1998 in Guinea and was buried in the capital city of Conakry.

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