Black Power 50

June 15, 2016 6:30 PM
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
June 15, 2016 6:30 PM
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Black Power 50 at the Schomburg is the start of a yearlong examination of the Black Power movement leading up to an exhibition and a book in the fall and additional programs through June 2017
Presenters:
Kathleen Cleaver, Jamal Joseph, and aas21

On June 16, 1966 Stokely Carmichael of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) introduced “Black Power” as a slogan. Like no other ideology before, the heterogeneous and ideologically diverse movement that gave the powerful rallying cry its strength and depth shaped black consciousness and built an immense legacy that continues to resonate in the contemporary American landscape. With Black Power 50, we will launch a yearlong examination of the movement leading up to an exhibition and a book in the fall and additional programs through June 2017. The year 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the Black Power movement. This conversation will be between former Black Panthers Kathleen Cleaver and Jamal Joseph, and highlight the resonance of this movement in our contemporary social and political moment. @SchomburgCenter #BlackPower50

View wonderful photographs from a Black Power photo exhibit in partnership with the Google Cultural Institute.

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