Stokely Carmichael, “Black Power,” Textual Authentication

Carmichael, Stokely Standiford Church (1941-1998)

edited by
Kalen M. A. Churcher

2006

Voices of Democracy: The U. S. Oratory Project

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Carmichael, Stokely, “Speech at University of California, Berkley,” October 29, 1966, http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/sayitplain/scarmichael.html Retrieved January 26, 2007 from American RadioWorks “Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches.” Audio tape. [=A]

Carmichael, Stokely, “Speech at University of California, Berkley,” October 29, 1966, http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/sayitplain/scarmichael.html Retrieved January 26, 2007 from American RadioWorks “Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches.” [=B]
Carmichael, Stokely. Stokely Speaks: Black Power Back to Pan Africanism. E.N. Minor, ed. (New York: Random House, 1966). [=C]

The copy-text is Carmichael 1966 (=A), an audio recording of the delivered speech. The speech is Stokely Carmichael’s “Black Power” speech given at the University of California at Berkeley. This selection was based on the plausible efficacy of the delivered speech on the Berkley campus. Version [=B], a transcript of the speech based on the audio tape version and posted on the American RadioWorks “Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches,” website, was followed for paragraphing, spelling, capitalization, and punctuation.
An edited version of this speech is also available in Carmichael, Stokely. Stokely Speaks: Black Power Back to Pan Africanism. E.N. Minor, ed. New York: Random House, 1966.

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Library of Congress Subject Headings

African Americans–Civil Rights

Library of Congress Classification

29 October 1966
University of California at Berkeley

English

E185.61

2006-04-25

VOD Associate Editor

Gaines, Robert N.

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2006

editor
Churcher, Kalen M. A.

2006

editor
Churcher, Kalen M.A.

Transcribed copy-text from audio sources listed above

2006