Black Power and Its Discontents

Jared Ball

The incomparable Voices With Vision and Netfa Freeman invited this discussion of Kwame Ture/Stokely Carmichael in light of continued and renewed interest in the man and his politics.  We discussed this review of, and previous debate with, Peniel Joseph whose self-proclaimed “fatherhood” of, and approach to, “Black Power Studies” raises, at minimum, causes for concern.  Also mentioned was the article on Cuba and Image Weaponry.

One thought on “Black Power and Its Discontents

  1. Uncle peniel sounds like he is the heir apparent to uncle skip’s revisionist minstrellectual throne.

    F*ck him and his plantation ‘scholarship’.

    Kelley and Horne [naively and conditionally] co-signed his claptrap? Word? Sad…..

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