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Black Activist Kwame Ture Dies, 57

November 15, 1998

NEW YORK (AP) _ Kwame Ture, who as Stokely Carmichael made the phrase ``black power″ a rallying cry of the civil rights upheavals of the 1960s, died Sunday in Guinea, a member of Ture’s All-African People’s Revolutionary Party said. He was 57.

Sharon Sobukwe, a member of the AAPRP in Philadelphia, said Ture died of prostate cancer. She learned of his death from Amadou Ly, one of Ture’s closest friends who was with him when he died.

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