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Black Power

n.
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

or

Black Power movement

n
(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


n.
(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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The central argument is Dollinger's challenge of the widespread belief that the Black Power Movement caused the breakup of the Black-Jewish coalition in the mid-1960s.
The influence of Black Power ideology helped Jews more assertively advance Jewish causes, including efforts to strengthen Jewish education and religious revivals such as Jewish day school networks and Jewish studies courses on college campuses.
The book follows controversies surrounding admission of black students, efforts to attract black students, black Ivy League students who brought the Black Power and civil rights movements to the Ivy League, and the birth of Black Studies in the Ivy League.
More importantly, African American Cairoites established their own Civil Right organization, known as the United Front, led by Reverend Charles Koen, who helped to fuse the activities and theology of local Black American churches with the emerging Black Power movement in the city.
Her email made me think about the book A Black Nun Looks at Black Power, by Blessed Sacrament Sr.
So I am going to begin by reproducing the paper "An Ethical Appraisal of Black Power" because I think both positively and negatively it is a marker indicating where I (we) have been, where I (we) still may be, and how I now think I (we) need to think about race.
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.
Critique: Profusely illustrated, exceptionally well organized and presented, informed and informative, thoughtful and thought-provoking, "Black Power 50" is thoroughly 'reader friendly' in tone, content and commentary, making it an ideal and highly recommended addition to community, college, and university library African-American Studies collections, and the personal reading lists of non-specialist general readers with an interest in African American History.
Montagne asked him about many reading the act being read as a "black power salute," which Carlos said was a result of influence from "right wing press" that said he and Smith were "black militants and were trying to burn down America and burn down the Statue of Liberty, which was total nonsense."
In the book, Randolph writes that Kennedy's feminism emerged out of answering the questions of Black Power and self-determination.
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.
Heitner, Devorah, Black Power TV, Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 2013, ISBN 9 7808 2235 4246, 208 pp., US$22.95.