Odyssey of a Passionate Radical

Lewis, John
November 1998
Newsweek;11/30/1998, Vol. 132 Issue 22, p35
Reports the November 1998 death of United States civil rights activist Stokely Carmichael. His self confidence and devotion to the principles of freedom and racial equality; His role in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC); His shift to militancy and change of his name to Kwame Ture.


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