message to the blackman in america

Book Title : Message to the Blackman in America
Author : Elijah Muhammad
Publisher : Secretarius MEMPS Publications
Release Date : 2009
Pages : 355
ISBN : 9781884855702
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Originally published: Chicago: Muhammad Mosque of Islam No. 2., 1965.

Book Title : Message to the Blackman in America
Author : Elijah Muhammad
Publisher :
Release Date : 1965
Pages : 355
ISBN : STANFORD:36105001611271
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Message to the Blackman in America By Elijah Muhammad
Author : Elijah Poole
Publisher :
Release Date : 1965
Pages : 355
ISBN : OCLC:1086683144
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Islam in Black America
Author : Edward E. Curtis
Publisher : SUNY Press
Release Date : 2002-05-02
Pages : 174
ISBN : 0791453693
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Explores modern African-American Islamic thought within the context of Islamic history, giving special attention to questions of universality versus particularity.

Book Title : New Trends and Developments in African Religions
Author : Peter Bernard Clarke
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release Date : 1998-01-01
Pages : 309
ISBN : 031330128X
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Chapters examine how African religions display themselves in the contemporary world and look at their continued dynamism and relationship with other religious traditions.

Book Title : Elijah Muhammad and Islam
Author : Herbert Berg
Publisher : NYU Press
Release Date : 2009-03-01
Pages : 211
ISBN : 0814791239
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Elijah Muhammad is arguably the most significant figure in the history of Islam in the United States. Successor to W. D. Fard, the founder of the Nation of Islam, and a mentor to Malcolm X, Elijah Muhammad led the Nation of Islam for over forty years. In Elijah Muhammad and Islam, Herbert Berg focuses on Elijah Muhammad's religiosity, which is frequently brought into question as the authenticity of the Nation of Islam as "truly Islamic" remains hotly debated. To better comprehend this powerful and controversial figure, Berg contextualizes Elijah Muhammad and his religious approach within the larger Islamic tradition, exploring his use of the Qur’an, his interpretation of Islam, and his relationships with other Muslims. Above all, Berg seeks to understand—not define or label—Muhammad as a Muslim. To do otherwise, he argues, is to misunderstand and distort the man, his teachings, his movement, and his legacy.

Book Title : Children of Ezekiel
Author : Michael Lieb
Publisher : Duke University Press
Release Date : 1998
Pages : 308
ISBN : 0822322684
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Discussses the relationship between the biblical prophet Ezekiel's vision of "wheels in the air" and the present day end-of-time concept as seen in various religious sects.

Book Title : With God on their Side
Author : Timothy Chandler
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2005-07-12
Pages : 224
ISBN : 9781134511662
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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'Sport' and 'religion' are cultural institutions with a global reach. Each is characterised by ritualised performance and by the ecstatic devotion of its followers, whether in the sports arena or the cathedral of worship. This fascinating collection is the first to examine, in detail, the relationship between these two cultural institutions from an international, religiously pluralistic perspective. It illuminates the role of sport and religion in the social formation of collective groups, and explores how sport might operate in the service of a religious community. The book offers a series of cutting-edge contemporary historical case-studies, wide-ranging in their social and religious contexts. It presents important new work on the following fascinating topics: * sport and Catholicism in Northern Ireland * Shinto and sumo in Japan * women, sport and the American Jewish identity * religion, race and rugby in South Africa * sport and Islam in France and North Africa * sport and Christian fundamentalism in the US * Muhammad Ali and the Nation of Islam. With God on their Side is vital reading for all students of the history, sociology and culture of sport. It also presents important new research material that will be of interest to religious studies students, historians and anthropologists.

Book Title : They Thought They Were Muslims Followers of Elijah Muhammad
Author : Nasir Hakim
Publisher : Elijah Muhammad Books
Release Date : 2008-12
Pages : 68
ISBN : 9781884855009
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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It is widely stated euphemistically that the Nation of Islam had changed directions on several occasions. I used the adjective "euphemistically," because it brushes over the severity of the action and consequences. Innovation, improvement, etc... is part of change and advancement; however, it must maintain a consistent grounding in its foundation and fundamental principles of definition. If its base is violated and made to appear negotiable or susceptible to change, then ambiguity, vagueness, uncertainty, haziness, and doubt become the order of the day. Under this cloud of indistinctness what some thought was not possible, became the norm. The book, They Thought They Were Followers of Elijah Muhammad...But Then It Was Too Late, tells the story.

Book Title : Somebody Scream
Author : Marcus Reeves
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date : 2009-03-17
Pages : 336
ISBN : 9781466822153
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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For many African Americans of a certain demographic the sixties and seventies were the golden age of political movements. The Civil Rights movement segued into the Black Power movement which begat the Black Arts movement. Fast forward to 1979 and the release of Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight." With the onset of the Reagan years, we begin to see the unraveling of many of the advances fought for in the previous decades. Much of this occurred in the absence of credible, long-term leadership in the black community. Young blacks disillusioned with politics and feeling society no longer cared or looked out for their concerns started rapping with each other about their plight, becoming their own leaders on the battlefield of culture and birthing Hip-Hop in the process. In Somebody Scream, Marcus Reeves explores hip-hop music and its politics. Looking at ten artists that have impacted rap—from Run-DMC (Black Pop in a B-Boy Stance) to Eminem (Vanilla Nice)—and puts their music and celebrity in a larger socio-political context. In doing so, he tells the story of hip hop's rise from New York-based musical form to commercial music revolution to unifying expression for a post-black power generation.