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Stokely Carmichael


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.

Quick Facts

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



Tell Me Lies 1968 Guest



The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 2011 Documentary performer: "Burn Baby, Burn" written by Jimmy Collier



The Invaders 2016 Documentary completed Himself
JACK: The Last Kennedy Film 1993 Himself (as Kwame Toure)
Man Alive 1971 TV Series documentary Himself
The David Frost Show 1970 TV Series Himself
The Fall 1969 Documentary Himself
Huey 1969 Documentary short Himself
Ah, Sunflower 1967 Documentary short Himself
World in Action 1967 TV Series documentary Himself
Anatomy of Violence 1967 TV Movie documentary Himself - Former Chairman, Student Non-Violent Co-ordinating Committee

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Archive Footage

The Draft 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself - Co-founder, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
What Happened, Miss Simone? 2015 Documentary Himself
Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown 2014 Documentary Himself
The Sixties 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
The Trials of Muhammad Ali 2013 Documentary Himself
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 2011 Documentary Himself
Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
Life of Pryor: The Richard Pryor Story 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
P.O.V. 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
A Huey P. Newton Story 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Ali-Frazier I: One Nation... Divisible 2000 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
All Power to the People 1996 Documentary Himself
Ghosts of Mississippi 1996 Himself (uncredited)
Nina Simone: La légende 1992 TV Movie documentary Himself
American Experience 1991 TV Series documentary Himself
Berkeley in the Sixties 1990 Documentary Himself
Adam Clayton Powell 1989 Documentary Himself
Vietnam: A Television History 1983 TV Series documentary Himself
Death of a Prophet 1981 TV Movie Himself (uncredited)
The Ten Thousand Day War 1980 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself (uncredited)
Malcolm X 1972 Documentary Himself

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