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"Stokely: A Life", by Peniel E. Joseph (Courtesy Photo)
Stokely: A Life by Peniel E. Joseph
Originally published March 26, 2014

“It was Thursday, June 16, 1966… Less than a year before, President Lyndon Johnson had signed the Voting Rights Act… Stokely Carmichael was now in Mississippi to ensure that the federal laws… would apply to black sharecroppers living in plantation communities…more More Arrow

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