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Black Power

a social, economic, and political movement of Black people, esp in the US, to obtain equality with Whites
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(58.) Jane Rhodes,Framing the Black Panthers: The Spectacular Rise of a BlackPower Icon (New York: Norton, 2007); T.
Tommie Smith, the 200m gold medallist, and John Carlos, who took bronze, made a raised-fist gesture and wore black gloves on the winners' podium as part of the blackpower movement.
The photograph also depicts a very beautiful African woman who.se posture communicated a certain defiance ofthe Malcolm X variety; a defiance in line with the "blackpower"\deo\ogy.
Two teenagers, a sister and brother, working together to buy a dreamed-of blackpower rifle.
During the sixties, when, Blackman stereotypically tells us, "antiwar radicals who grew their hair long and smoked pot" and "blackpower advocates sporting `Afros'" besieged college presidents, Albright found the demonstrations at Columbia "a pain in the neck." Albright, we deduce, neither wore an Afro nor smoked the demon weed; instead, she struggled with her postgraduate work and wrestled with the dilemma of whether to leave the children at home with the housekeeper.
Guinier and Wharton notwitbstanding, blackpower in the Clinton Administration is more tban skin deep.