Stokely Carmichael’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

June 29, 1941

Death Date

Nov 15, 1998

Age of Death

57 years

Cause of Death

Cancer

Profession

Civil Rights Leader

The civil rights leader Stokely Carmichael died at the age of 57. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered for his leadership in the Black Power movement of the 1960s and 1970s, this civil rights activist participated in the famous “Freedom Rides” of the early 1960s and later became involved with the Black Panther Party.

He was raised in Trinidad and Tobago and, later, in New York City. His first marriage was to South African singer Miriam Makeba; he later married Guinean physician Marlyatou Barry.

Former Black Panther Party member and civil rights activist Stokely Carmichael died Sunday in Conakry, Guinea, where he had lived for the past 33 years, a spokesman said. Dedon Kamathi said Carmichael died of cancer.

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Now, then, in order to understand white supremacy we must dismiss the fallacious notion that white people can give anybody their freedom.

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Capitalism is a stupid system, a backward system.

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We were aware of the fact that death walks hand in hand with struggle.

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Integration is a man’s ability to want to move in there by himself. If someone wants to live in a white neighborhood and he is black, that is his choice. It should be his rights. It is not because white people will not allow him.

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Our grandfathers had to run, run, run. My generation’s out of breath. We ain’t running no more.