Black Power Movement

A movement that developed in the late 1960s that emphasized the need for black self-sufficiency, as well as black cultural pride. Many of its leaders believed that African Americans needed to take a more militant approach and take control of the Civil Rights Movement. This led many organizations to remove their white members and leaders.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Black Power Movement." (Viewed on May 30, 2024) <http://jwa.org/node/12007>.