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By 1966, many black Americans were frustrated by the lack of progress of the nonviolent civil rights movement and moved to follow a new movement, leader Stokely Carmichael's call for Black Power.
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published June 1st 2011 by Morgan Reynolds Publishing
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The Civil Rights movement books that I have seen do not address the Black Panthers very much, which is why I am so looking forward to Kekla Magoon's nonfiction treatment of the subject, on the heels of her fictional The Rock and the River series. Born out of frustration with the success of the nonviolent movement headed by Martin Luther King, Jr., the Black Panthers decided that blacks and whites would never be able to peacefully coexist, so they needed to get what the black people needed, by fo ...more
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