HW Pick: STOKELY, A Life

stokely carmeichaelStokely Carmichael, the man who pushed Martin Luther King, Jr. to oppose the Vietnam War and made the Black Panther Party a household name

Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped onto the pages of history when he called for “Black Power” during a speech one Mississippi night in 1966. Continue Reading →

Photographer Gordon Parks Harlem Swagger

Gordon Parks Harlem swaggerGordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director. Continue Reading →

Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (video)

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The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish filmmakers, and co-producer Harlemite Danny Glover .. Continue Reading →