BORN

June 29, 1941
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

DIED

December 11, 1964

Stokely Standiford Churchill Carmichael

(aka Kwame Ture)

Civil Rights Leader, Chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), Originator of the phrase, “Black Power.”

“Our grandfathers had to run, run, run. My generation’s out of breath. We ain’t running no more.”

—Stokely Standiford Churchill Carmichael

(aka Kwame Ture)

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