Black Power Movement in the 1960s

This video originally aired on Sunday, February 24, 2013.

About This Video

Professor Howard Brick of University of Michigan talked about the Black Power Movement in the 1960s. While the Civil Rights Movement led by Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. sought equality through non-violent civil disobedience, an emerging Black Power Movement in the mid-1960s - guided variously by Malcolm X, Stokley Carmichael and the leaders of the Black Panther Party - sought change through black nationalism and separatism. Professor Brick talked about the roots and causes for this transformation in the struggle for African American equality.

Keywords

US History, African-Americans, Minorities & Equal Opportunity, Civil Rights,

Related Subjects/Topics

  • Civil Rights
  • U.S. History

Speakers

  • UM Professor Howard Brick