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Black Power

A movement among African Americans originating in the 1960s and emphasizing racial pride and social equality through the creation of black political and cultural institutions.

Black Power


Black Power movement

(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a social, economic, and political movement of Black people, esp in the US, to obtain equality with White people

black′ pow′er

(often caps.)
the political and economic power of black Americans as a group, esp. such power used for achieving racial equality.
[1965–70, Amer.]

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As a result of the political, cultural, and social gains of Civil Rights and Black Power movement, the Department grew rapidly in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Second, Captive Nation forces readers to rethink and expand their understanding of the enduring and broad Black Freedom struggle as well as the more narrowly defined Civil Rights and Black Power phases within that struggle.
In the book, Randolph writes that Kennedy's feminism emerged out of answering the questions of Black Power and self-determination.
Kinchen provides an in-depth study on Black Power at the local level in Memphis through the activism of youth and students, arguably the center of the Black Power movement, with a focus on the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Most argue that Caribbean Black Power originated in a long tradition of struggle in the Caribbean for black liberation--from slave revolts and conspiracies, to Pan-Africanism, Marcus Garvey's UNIA, and Rastafarianism in Jamaica.
Black Power TV is a study of the emergence of public affairs television by and for African-Americans during the Civil Rights Movement (c.
These new and more radical political directives and means reflected the circulation of Black Power ideology internationally.
If his rationale for writing Black Power was to document what Africa might mean to the Western world, Wright states that he is also going to understand what Africa means to him, a self-identified but socially constructed person of African descent: "I wanted to see this Africa that was posing such acute questions for me and was conjuring up in my mind notions of the fabulous and remote: heat, jungle, rain, strange place names [.
While MacDonald only considers fictional series on network television, including I, Spy, Julia, and Star Trek, Devorah Heitner's Black Power TV implicitly suggests that the same period was a Golden Age for black public television.
Over the past decade and a half there has been an explosion of academic interest on the Black Power movement, producing recuperative and rehabilitative works that have formed what Peniel Joseph in 2001 described as "a new phase of civil rights history that might best be described as Black Power Studies" (p.
The first time she heard the song, one of my roommates, a brown-skinned, petite woman with jet-black hair worn in a big, curly afro that blew in the wind, raised her Black Power fist high like she was standing to receive a medal with Tommie Smith and John Carlos in the 1968 Olympics and shouted.
I chose to use the black power fist in my designs because we as black transmen in my opinion are the epitome of black power in men.