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How did the Black Power Movement grow?


Poor Housing/Education

Nation of Islam Malcolm X Civil Rights Act

SNCC radicalised



Black Power appeals to Ghettos




Problems in Ghettos
Civil rights movement had done little for life in ghettos
Very tough living conditions
Poor educations and fewer employment opportunities
Unemployment in Chicago's…

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Floyd Mckissick (CORE) ­ said Black Power meant `political power, economic power and a new self image
as a negro'.

Martin Luther King (SCLC) ­ described Black Power as `an attempt to develop black pride' as well as `we
must never be ashamed of being black'.

However, MLK and other…

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