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Stokely Carmichael

Biography

Kept in mind for his leadership in the Black color Power movement from the 1960s and 1970s, this civil legal rights activist participated in the popular “Freedom Trips” of the first 1960s and later on became associated with the Black color Panther Get together. While studying viewpoint at Howard University or college, he led his school’s section of the College student non-violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). In the first 1970s, he broke ties using the Dark Panther Party and journeyed broadly throughout Africa, implementing the name of Kwame Ture. He grew up in Trinidad and Tobago and, later on, in NEW YORK. His first relationship was to South African vocalist Miriam Makeba; he later on married Guinean doctor Marlyatou Barry. Rigtht after the 1968 assassination of fellow civil privileges innovator Martin Luther Ruler, Jr., Carmichael was partly in charge of inciting riots in the town of Washington, D.C.

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Full Name Stokely Carmichael
Date Of Birth June 29, 1941
Died November 15, 1998, Conakry, Guinea
Place Of Birth Trinidad And Tobago
Profession Civil Rights Leader
Education The Bronx High School of Science, University of Toronto Mississauga, Howard University
Nationality Trinidadian, American
Spouse Miriam Makeba
Children Bokar Carmichael
Parents Mabel R. Carmichael, Adolphus Carmichael
Siblings Lynette Carmichael, Janeth Carmichael, Judith Carmichael, Umilta Carmichael
Movies Tell Me Lies
Star Sign Cancer

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1Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 98-99. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tell Me Lies1968Guest

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-19752011Documentary performer: "Burn Baby, Burn" written by Jimmy Collier

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Invaders2016Documentary completedHimself
JACK: The Last Kennedy Film1993Himself (as Kwame Toure)
Man Alive1971TV Series documentaryHimself
The David Frost Show1970TV SeriesHimself
The Fall1969DocumentaryHimself
Huey1969Documentary shortHimself
Ah, Sunflower1967Documentary shortHimself
World in Action1967TV Series documentaryHimself
Anatomy of Violence1967TV Movie documentaryHimself - Former Chairman, Student Non-Violent Co-ordinating Committee

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Draft2015TV Movie documentaryHimself - Co-founder, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
What Happened, Miss Simone?2015DocumentaryHimself
Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown2014DocumentaryHimself
The Sixties2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Trials of Muhammad Ali2013DocumentaryHimself
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-19752011DocumentaryHimself
Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Life of Pryor: The Richard Pryor Story2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
P.O.V.2003TV Series documentaryHimself
A Huey P. Newton Story2001TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Ali-Frazier I: One Nation... Divisible2000TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
All Power to the People1996DocumentaryHimself
Ghosts of Mississippi1996Himself (uncredited)
Nina Simone: La légende1992TV Movie documentaryHimself
American Experience1991TV Series documentaryHimself
Berkeley in the Sixties1990DocumentaryHimself
Adam Clayton Powell1989DocumentaryHimself
Vietnam: A Television History1983TV Series documentaryHimself
Death of a Prophet1981TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
The Ten Thousand Day War1980TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Malcolm X1972DocumentaryHimself

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