The Chronicle Review

How Stokely Carmichael Burned Bright, Burned Out

Bruno Barbey, Magnum Photos

Stokely Carmichael, 1969
March 10, 2014

Stokely Carmichael embodied the freedom struggle of the 1960s in the way that a comet might speak for a candle; he cast a light, just more so. His lightning illuminated a decade of inspired endeavors and merciless losses: morality plays scrawled by…

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