Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Let Another World Be Born: Stokely Carmichael 1967/2008

Public reenactment of a speech originally given by Stokely Carmichael, the chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, in front of the UN Building in New York City on April 15, 1967. Carmichael argues that the civil rights movement must oppose the war in Vietnam, discusses the central role of genocide in American History, and issues a forceful call to organize against war, exploitation and racism. Ato Essandoh, a New York City-based actor delivered the speech on location on September 7, 2008.

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