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Kwame Ture (Stokely Carmichael)

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Title:Kwame Ture (Stokely Carmichael)

Instructional Web site recommended for grades nine through twelve featuring the transcript of an interview with Stokely Carmichael for use in "Eyes of the Prize." This interview transcript documents Stokely Carmichael's his work in the Civil Rights movement. Initially a believer in nonviolent direct action and a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Carmichael was arrested more than 30 times. By 1966, Carmichael's views changed. He began advocating "Black Power" and militant resistance to racism, leading the organization to become increasingly radical, diverging from the doctrine of passive resistance.

Includes a background essay, discussion questions, and alignments to teaching standards.

Major funding for this project is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Institute.

Grade range: 9-12.

A transcript of an interview.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Instructional materials | Teaching guides | Resource units | Interviews | Transcripts | MovingImage
Subjects:Carmichael, Stokely | Hamilton, Charles V. | African American civil rights workers | African American men | African Americans--Social conditions | African Americans--Civil rights | African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc. | Civil rights movements--United States | Civil rights demonstrations--United States | Freedom schools--Mississippi | Equality | Nonviolence--United States | Social justice--United States | United States--Social conditions | United States--Race relations | Black power | Suffrage--Alabama--Lowndes County | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Freedom Rides, 1961 | United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964 | Mississippi Freedom Project | Lowndes County Freedom Organization | Black power--United States | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103 | United States, Alabama, Lowndes County, 32.15475, -86.6501077
Collection:Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection
Institution:WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributors:Eyes on the Prize (PBS) | Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Libraries. Special Collections | Teacher's Domain Civil Rights Special Collection | WGBH Educational Foundation
Original Material:

Henry Hampton Collection, Washington University Libraries, Saint Louis, Missouri.

Rights and Usage:

The Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Collection is a collaborative production of WGBH Education Productions, the WGBH Media Library, and WGBH Interactive, in partnership with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Washington University in St. Louis.

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Forms part of: Teacher's Domain Civil Right Special Collection.

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Persistent Link to Item:https://pbslearningmedia.org/resource/iml04.soc.ush.civil.carmich/