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"The Black Power MIxtape" captures raw footage of the black power movement, key players ( Stokely Carmichael, Malcom X, Huey P Newton, Elaine Brown, Angela Davis, African American soldiers, and civilians ) , and their major efforts of progression and liberation in correlation to equality, police brutality, anti-war, and the rise of drugs. Footage captured by Swedish Journalists, who had an unbiased approach, wanting to gain a clear perspective of America's truth; not what world wide media portrayed. An honest, first hand testament of the people of 1967-75 with added audio of modern day artists.

I was heavily moved by this documentary, particularly the emphasis placed on Black Power icons that are not depicted in history books and the strong awareness of how government strategies were statically placed to weaken African American culture (ie. "America's War on Drugs). 

Don't want to give much away because it is worth the watch! Excellent documentary; artistically capturing an interesting time frame that many don't associate with the Black Movement as intensely as they do the late 50s and 60s. Can be found on Netflix and YouTube.

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