Stokely Carmichael

Stokely Carmichael was a revolutionary leader in the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, and later, the global Pan-African movement. He later adopted the name Kwame Ture.

He was a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). He later joined the Black Panther Party and became its "Honorary Prime Minister." In 1967, Carmichael co-authored Black Power: The Politics of Liberation in America with Charles V. HamiltonHe also helped to establish the All-African People's Revolutionary Party and worked as an aide to Guinea's prime minister, Sekou Toure.

Carmichael died of cancer on November 15th, 1998.