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5 Trinidadian Global Icons Whose Impact is Still Being Felt Around the World

Kwame Ture

Kwame Ture, also known as Stokely Carmichael, was a Trinidadian activist active in the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, the Black Power Movement and later the global Pan-African Movement. Ture rose to prominence first as a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), later as the honorary prime minister of the Black Panther Party and finally as a leader of the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party.

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