Professor Howard Brick of the University of Michigan examines the Black Power Movement in the 1960s. While the Civil Rights Movement led by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. sought equality through non-violent civil disobedience, an emerging Black Power Movement in the mid-1960s -- guided variously by Malcolm X, Stokley Carmichael and the leaders of the Black Panther Party -- sought change through black nationalism and separatism. Professor Brick explores the roots and causes for this transformation in the struggle for African American equality.
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