Black Power

political and social movement and ideology
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Black Power is a political slogan and a name for many ideologies that are pro-African-American identity.[1] It is used mainly in the United States.[2][3] The Black Power movement was created in the late 1960s and early 1970s.


  1. Scott, James. Wilson. (1976). The black revolts: racial stratification in the U.S.A. : the politics of estate, caste, and class in the American society. Cambridge, Mass: Schenkman Pub.
  2. Ogbar, J. O. G. (2005). Black Power: radical politics and African American identity. Reconfiguring American political history. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press, p. 2.
  3. See, for example, the sections on Jamaica and South Africa later in this article.