History June 29, 2019 at 07:00 am

Celebrating Kwame ‘Stokely Carmichael’ Ture’s legacy with 10 of his greatest quotes

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Francis Akhalbey June 29, 2019 at 07:00 am

June 29, 2019 at 07:00 am | History

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“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. For once, black people are going to use the words they want to use, not just the words whites want to hear. And they will do this no matter how often the press tries to stop the use of the slogan by equating it with racism or separatism.”

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