#OmaliTaughtMe Political Study: Black Power Since the 60’s

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The first African Liberation Day, May 27, 1972, featured simultaneous demonstrations in Washington,D.C., San Francisco, and the Caribbean that drew a total of sixty thousand demonstrators in support of indigenous rule in Africa. This photo is from the Washington, D.C., demonstration.©Washington Post; District of Columbia Public Library.

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Albert Cleage addressing the Walk for Freedom, Detroit, June 23, 1963. Walter P. Reuther Library.

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Amiri Baraka, an effective local black power organizer and mobilizer, addresses an audience at Howard University in Washington, D.C., April 25, 1973. ©Washington Post; District of Columbia Public Library.

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The Black Panther party’s Revolutionary People’s Constitutional Convention, Washington, D.C., November 1970. ©Washington Post; District of Columbia Public Library.

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