Almanac – November 15

1937 – Little Willie John born.  American R&B singer

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1950 – Graham Parker born.  British rock singer and songwriter,  Graham Parker & the Rumour.

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1998 – Stokely Carmichael died.  Trinidadian-American black activist active in the 1960s American Civil Rights Movement. He rose to prominence first as a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee  and later as the “Honorary Prime Minister” of the Black Panther Party. Initially an integrationist, Carmichael later became affiliated with black nationalist and Pan-Africanist movements. He popularized the term “Black Power”.

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