Featuring images only recently discovered in the archives of Swedish television, here is the Black power movement as you've never seen it. Powerful interviews with Stokely Carmichel, Angela Davis and others who shaped the struggle of their day are mixed with the contemporary reflections of leading activists, musicians and scholars, introducing a new generation to the legacy of Black Power--;Provided by publisher.;Here is the Black Power movement as you've never seen it. Powerful interviews, including extended material, with Stokely Carmichael and Angela Davis;whole new sections on Huey P. Newton, who was cut from the film almost entirely;Shirley Chisholm, who does not appear in the film at all;and material on the defense campaign for Joan Little, a very controversial and successful activist campaign that was one of the first Angela Davis took up out of prison. The book will introduce a new generation to the legacy of Black power. Includes new commentary by Erykah Badu, Talib Kweli, Harry Belafonte, Kathleen Cleaver, Angela Davis, Robin Kelley, Abiodun Oyewole, Sonia Sanchez, Bobby Seale, and Questlove;'Addressing what might be thought of as standard historical and contemporary subjects with startlingly radical means, Goran Hugo Olsson's Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 is a collage of archival footage recorded in America, mostly by Swedish journalists, in the era of African American militancy. The images, accompanied by present-day voice-over reflections from historians, rappers, artists, and veterans of the era's racial politics, offer revelations about events and personalities we thought we understood completely'--The New York Times;'We have much to learn from these visionary organizers who sought to redefine and re-imagine democracy, whose sense of empowerment derived from the belief that the people could be the architects for change'--Danny Glover, from the preface--;Provided by publisher."
THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975
Fue catedrática de la Universidad de California, Santa Cruz, en el Departamento de Estudios Afroamericanos y Feministas entre 1994 y 1997. Profesora vitalicia en el Departamento de Historia de la Conciencia de dicha universidad, ha sido miembro del Partido Comunista estadounidense desde 1968 y participó activamente en los movimientos que sacudieron Estados Unidos durante las décadas de 1960 y 1970. Entre sus libros cabe destacar "Are Prisons Obsolete?" (2003), "Blues legacies and Black Feminism" (1998), "Women, Culture & Politics" (1988) y "Angela Davis: An Autobiography" (1975).