Open now. Ongoing.
On view in the Main Exhibition Hall
Curated by Dr. Sylviane A. Diouf
The concept of Black Power was introduced by Stokely Carmichael and fellow Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) worker Willie Ricks in June 1966. Like no other ideology before, the multiform and ideologically diverse movement shaped black consciousness and identity and left an immense legacy that continues to inform the contemporary American landscape.Read More ›