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Ready for revolution : the life and struggles of Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture)

Author: Stokely Carmichael; Michael Thelwell
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The personal story of the civil rights leader's work and life discusses his witness to and experiences with the prison farms and lynch mobs of Mississippi, and the efforts of Black Power and Pan-Africanism.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carmichael, Stokely.
Ready for revolution.
New York : Scribner, c2003
(OCoLC)606999348
Named Person: Stokely Carmichael; Stokely Carmichael; Stokely Carmichael; Stokely Carmichael
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stokely Carmichael; Michael Thelwell
ISBN: 0684850036 9780684850030
OCLC Number: 53019605
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 835 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Oriki: ancestors and roots --
The house at the forty-two steps --
A tale of two cities --
"A better neighborhood" --
Bronx science: young manhood --
Howard University: everything and its opposite --
NAG and the birth of SNCC --
Nonviolence--apprenticeship in struggle --
The great leap forward: the freedom rides --
Nashville: a new direction --
To school or not to school --
The hearts and minds of the student body --
Mississippi (1961-65): going home --
A band of brothers, a circle of trust --
Of marches, coalitions, dreams, and ambulance chasing --
Summer '64: ten dollars a day and all the sex you can handle --
They still didn't get it --
The unforeseen pitfalls of "success" American style --
Selma: crisis, chaos, opportunity --
Lowndes county: the roar of the panther --
"Magnified, scrutinized, criticized ..." --
"We gotta make this our Mississippi" --
Black power and its consequences --
Around the world in eighty days --
Mother Africa and her suffering children --
In that Ol' Brier patch --
Conakry, 1968: home to Africa --
Cancer brings out the best in people --
A struggle on two fronts.
Responsibility: Stokely Carmichael ; with Ekwueme Michael Thelwell.
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