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Stokely Carmichael
(1941-1998) born on
Jun 29
US civil rights leader. He first used the "Black Power" slogan to describe grass-roots efforts at political and economic self-empowerment; changed his name to Kwame Ture.
         
   
F
Our grandfathers had to run, run, run. My generation's out of breath.We ain't running no more.

R
There is a higher law than the law of government. That's the law of conscience.
A
The first need of a free people is to define their own terms.
N
Before a group can enter the open society, it must first close ranks.
K
We had no more courage than Harriet Tubman or Marcus Garvey had in their times. We just had a more vulnerable enemy.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: c. 1963.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
K: "What Became of the Prophets of Rage," in Life," Spring 1988.
   


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