Carmichael, Stokely

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1941-06-29
Death 1998-11-15
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Stokely Carmichael was born in Trinidad, 1940. He graduated from Howard University in 1964 and the same year became field secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. He was elected chairman of that group in 1966.

From the description of Stokely Carmichael-Lorna D. Smith collection 1964-72. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510440

Biographical Note

  • 1941: born in Trinidad
  • 1952: family moved to Harlem, New York and later to the East Bronx
  • 1960: graduated from the Bronx High School of Science
  • 1964: graduated from Howard University with a B.A. in Philosophy
  • 1964: field secretary of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
  • 1966 May: elected chairman of SNCC

From the guide to the Stokely Carmichael-Lorna D. Smith collection, 1964-1972, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

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Ark ID:
w6p2739n
SNAC ID:
69590427

Subjects:

  • Black power
  • Race discrimination
  • Political activists
  • African Americans--Civil rights
  • African Americans--Politics and government
  • Black nationalism

Occupations:

not available for this record

Places:

  • Mississippi (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)