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Introduction

  • Jerome TeelucksinghEmail author
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Abstract

The 1950s and 1960s were formative years that determined the ideology and direction of the USA and the Caribbean. The global linkages among countries during the 1950s and 1960s and the close ties of nationalism, colonialism, and racism reflect the transnationalism that developed. Differing views of “Black Power” indicate ambiguity but also the flexibility of an ideology used to motivate and inspire an oppressed segment of society.

Keywords

Pan Africanism Stokely Carmichael Black Power Congress of Racial Equality Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of HistoryUniversity of the West IndiesSt. AugustineTrinidad and Tobago

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