black powerBlack Power
- political and economic power as sought by black Americans in the struggle for civil rights
- [usuallyB- P-] a movement esp. of the 1960s and 1970s, often advocating radical or violent means in an attempt to secure political and economic rights for black Americans
A movement among African Americans originating in the 1960s and emphasizing racial pride and social equality through the creation of black political and cultural institutions.