Black Power 50 (Paperback)

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By Sylviane a. Diouf (Editor), Komozi Woodward (Editor), Khalil Gibran Muhammad (Foreword by)
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Black Power burst onto the world scene in 1966 with ideas, politics, and fashion that opened the eyes of millions of people across the globe. In the United States, the movement spread like wildfire: high school and college youth organized black student unions; educators created black studies programs; Black Power conventions gathered thousands of people from all walks of life; and books, journals, bookstores, and publishing companies spread Black Power messages and imagery throughout the country and abroad.

The Black Arts Movement inspired the creation of some eight hundred black theaters and cultural centers, where a generation of writers and artists forged a new and enduring cultural vision.

Black Power 50 includes original interviews with key figures from the movement, essays from today's leading Black Power scholars, and over one hundred stunning images, offering a beautiful and compelling introduction to this pivotal movement.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781620971482
ISBN-10: 1620971488
Publisher: New Press
Publication Date: September 6th, 2016
Pages: 160
Language: English