Atlanta: Stokely's Spark

Atlanta, which deservedly prides itself on a tradition of racial moderation, had weathered the restive summer of 1966 without a single Negro riot—until last week. When violence finally erupted in the sleazy streets of the Summerhill district, it came as a peculiar and perverse triumph for Stokely Carmichael, 25, the fiery Negro demagogue who leads the Atlanta-based Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, at once the youngest and most belligerent organization in the civil rights movement. For weeks S.N.C.C. sound trucks had rolled through the Georgia city's black ghettos, blasting out Carmichael's battle...

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