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black power

noun, often capitalized B&P

Simple Definition of black power

  • : the use of political and economic power by African-Americans especially as part of a social movement to promote equality and racial justice in the 1960s

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of black power

  1. :  the mobilization of the political and economic power of American blacks especially to compel respect for their rights and improve their condition

1954

First Known Use of black power

1954


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