Black power

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Malcolm X 

  • NoI - black separatism
  • Self-defence
  • Black nationalism - self-governance, control economy, black independence
  • Created OAAU after leaving NoI - worked with other civil rights groups for better housing + education
  • Assassinated in 1965

Radicalisation of CORE + SNCC

1962 Meredith March - Meredith in University of Mississippi (shot) -> SNCC Carmichael carried on march + adopted black power

BLACK POWER:

  • Black culture
  • Community control
  • Integration (on black terms)

1966 - SNCC excluded white members

1968 - CORE excluded white members

Carmichael - better education + housing, embracing black culture e.g. ghetto language

SNCC + CORE STOPPED COLLABORATING WITH NAACP + SCLC

SNCC 1966-8

Freedom Cities

Free D.C. Movement 1966-68

  • Democratised local school boards e.g. all choose curriculum
  • 'Model police precinct' elected + govt gave $3m to improve policing

Mississippi Freedom City 1966-7

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