History - Black Power + Black Panthers

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What did Black Power reject and what were they prepared to use
Rejected peaceful protest and prepared to use violence if used against them
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Why were Black Power different to MLK?
Didn't disagree, just had different aims
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What were Black Power's aims?
Separate black country within the USA, totally segregated, not beg the white man for equality
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Who believed in Black Power?
Malcolm X and Nation of Islam
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When were the Black Panthers set up?
1966
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Why were the Black Panthers famous?
Most violent and secret of all black power groups
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How many members did they have at the end of 1968
5000
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What happened to the Black Panthers in 1969
27 killed and 700 injured in confrontations with the police
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What did Stokely Carmichael do?
Wanted blacks to reject white help 'Black is beautiful' attracted criticism because of his violence
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Why were Black Power different to MLK?

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Didn't disagree, just had different aims

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What were Black Power's aims?

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Who believed in Black Power?

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When were the Black Panthers set up?

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