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Peniel E. Joseph in conversation with Clay Carson
Date Tuesday March 18
Time 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorCity Lights Bookstore
Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped onto the pages of history when he called for Black Power during a speech one Mississippi night in 1966. A firebrand who straddled both the American civil rights and Black Power movements, Carmichael would stand for the rest of his life at the center of the storm he had unleashed that night. In Stokely, preeminent civil rights scholar Peniel E. Joseph presents a groundbreaking biography of Carmichael, using his life as a prism through which to view the transformative African American freedom struggles of the twentieth century.
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