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Crossing the seas
Bill Schwarz

being ‘galvanised’ by this second visit. 54 Two months later Malcolm X returned to Britain, invited to speak on this occasion by the African Society of the London School of Economics. His guide and principal interlocutor turned out to be Jan Carew, who was so moved by the experience that many years later he wrote an entire book describing the meeting. 55 In July 1967 Stokley Carmichael came to London

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
Louis James

were roused by the speeches of Malcolm X and the Black Power Movement in the United States. In the summer of 1967 the charismatic Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) visited England. John La Rose organised a meeting for black London activists to meet him, and Brathwaite was among the CAM members impressed when at a speech at the Round House, Carmichael called for worldwide black solidarity. 30 A strong presence at CAM meetings

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