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Stokely Carmichael 

Civil rights activist Stokely Carmichael died from prostate cancer at the age of 57 on Nov. 15, 1998. Carmichael came to prominence in the 1960s during the civil rights movement and eventually became a top leader in the Black Panther Party, helping to popularize the group’s bold mantra, “Black Power.”

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