Stokely Carmichael

1941 - 1998

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Kwame Ture (; born Stokely Standiford Churchill Carmichael; June 29, 1941 – November 15, 1998) was a prominent organizer in the civil rights movement in the United States and the global Pan-African movement. Born in Trinidad, he grew up in the United States from the age of 11 and became an activist while attending the Bronx High School of Science. He was a key leader in the development of the Black Power movement, first while leading the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), then as the "Honorary Prime Minister" of the Black Panther Party (BPP), and last as a leader of the All-African People's Revolutionary Party (A-APRP).Carmichael was one of the original SNCC freedom riders of 1961 under Diane Nash's leadership. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stokely Carmichael has received more than 3,300,502 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Stokely Carmichael is the 380th most popular social activist (down from 351st in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Trinidad and Tobago and the most popular Trinidadian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Stokely Carmichael ranks 380 out of 544Before him are John Peters Humphrey, Melchora Aquino, Anna Louise Strong, Ruby Bridges, Sophie Adlersparre, and José Baptista Pinheiro de Azevedo. After him are Mumia Abu-Jamal, Annie Kenney, Leonard Peltier, Naziha al-Dulaimi, Catharine MacKinnon, and Aslı Erdoğan.

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Among people born in 1941, Stokely Carmichael ranks 351Before him are Mary Alice, Dinko Dermendzhiev, Darlene Love, Georges Heylens, Tim Hardin, and Donella Meadows. After him are Natalia Bessmertnova, Florence Delay, François Weyergans, Walter Block, Long John Baldry, and João Ubaldo Ribeiro. Among people deceased in 1998, Stokely Carmichael ranks 182Before him are Anna Maria Ortese, Cesare Perdisa, Raquel Rastenni, Bella Abzug, Odette Bancilhon, and Duncan McNaughton. After him are Konstantinos Kollias, Kvitka Cisyk, Wendy O. Williams, Junior Wells, Vladimir Dudintsev, and Pino Dordoni.

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In Trinidad and Tobago

Among people born in Trinidad and Tobago, Stokely Carmichael ranks 9 out of 56Before him are Nicki Minaj (1982), George Maxwell Richards (1931), Billy Ocean (1950), Paula-Mae Weekes (1958), Dwight Yorke (1971), and Edmundo Ros (1910). After him are Steven Pressfield (1943), Michael Fisher (1931), Imran N. Hosein (1942), Stephen Mallory (1813), C. L. R. James (1901), and Hasely Crawford (1950).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In Trinidad and Tobago

Among social activists born in Trinidad and Tobago, Stokely Carmichael ranks 1After him are Stephen Mallory (1813).