- Join over 1.2 million students every month
- Accelerate your learning by 29%
- Unlimited access for just £4.99 per month
US History Review Sheet -Black Power, Eisenhower's foreign policy and the Battle of Gettysburg
The first 200 words of this essay...
21. Assess the aims and impacts of the black panthers between 1966 and the 1970s
- Build up to the idea of Black Power:
- In 1965, a white Norther man, named Reverend James Reeb, was shot and killed in Alabama.
- James Reeb was a Northern civil rights activist who was killed by a white segregationist
- The murder was being lamented all over the country (by white people mainly), and was even being talked about in newspapers and broadcasting
- News of the attack provoked a national outcry -- Most blacks were angry that the white death was getting a large amount of attention -- Stokely Carmichael said "movement was playing into the hands of racism" --death caused a problem in the movement because white death was getting more publicity than the movement itself was.
- The idea of black power started to form (Stokely Carmichael founded the idea)
- Basics of Black Power:
- White people can't truly understand or relate to the black experience. Whites can have sympathy towards the movement, but never empathy.
- Full expression of
Found what you're looking for?
- Start learning 29% faster today
- Over 150,000 essays available
- Just £4.99 a month
Not the one? We have 100's more
History (view all)
- Stalin and Mao. Compare and contrast the domestic policies ...
- Why did the Second Spanish Republic Fail?
- english vs irish 1800-1916
- Compare and contrast Mussolini's and Hitler's rise to power
- Compare and Contrast the Policies of Alexander II and Alexan...
- The Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World - A.W.
- How far do you agree that the origins of the Cold War in 194...
- The Algerian War Start Date: 1954 End Date: 1962
- Aboriginal Human Rights and Canadian History
- A look at the Differing Views of Jimmy Hoffa by the Governme...
""Gemma Haysman. Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Maths. GCSE Student.
""Dean Hil. l Media, Business, ICT, History and Sciences. University Student.