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

Stokely Carmichael

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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3 thoughts on “5 Trinidadian Global Icons Whose Impact is Still Being Felt Around the World

  1. Bwire Vincent says:

    We are blessed, just for being Black. Never forget that.

  2. Anthony Callender says:

    Thanks. Add Henry Sylvester Williams.Pan-African and the first African (black) layer to practice in South Africa. George Padmor Pan-African. Leutenant Herbert Julienne aviator off the Black Eagle.

  3. Phyllis Hoyte says:

    In terms of contemporaneous and long-term impact, no list (no matter how short) should be missing George Padmore.

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