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By Malachi D. Crawford

ISBN-10: 0739184881

ISBN-13: 9780739184882

Black Muslims and the legislation: Civil Liberties From Elijah Muhammad to Muhammad Ali examines the kingdom of Islam’s quest for civil liberties as what could arguably be known as the inaugural and primary sustained problem to the suppression of spiritual freedom in African American felony historical past. Borrowing insights from A. Leon Higgonbotham Jr.’s vintage works on American slavery jurisprudence, Black Muslims and the Law unearths the country of Islam’s strategic efforts to have interaction governmental officers from a place of energy, and indicates the federal govt, congressmen, judges, attorneys, cops, felony directors, country governments, and African American civic leaders held a standard realizing of what it intended to be and not to be African American and non secular within the interval among international conflict II and the Vietnam struggle. The paintings increases simple questions about the rights of African descended humans to outline god, query white ethical authority, and critique the ethical legitimacy of yank struggle efforts in response to their very own ideals and standards.

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In June 1934, after a series of arrests in Detroit and Chicago, Fard mysteriously disappeared. 52 Although Fard had led the NOI for little more than three years, his disappearance only contributed to the aura of mystery surrounding his persona in the NOI. Nevertheless, despite considerable doubt existing as to whether or not Fard actually considered himself to be the manifestation of Allah (or God) in America, NOI members began stating that Allah had appeared in the person of Fard at the bequest of Elijah Muhammad after his disappearance.

4; “32 Sentenced for Violating the Draft Act,” Norfolk New Journal and Guide, October 10, 1942, p. a3, col. S. Jury Studies Cult Case,” New York Amsterdam News, October 17, 1942, p. 2, col. 3; “Sedition, Draft Evasion Cases Up in Three Cities,” Chicago Defender, December 5, 1942, p. 1, col. 2; “6 Cultists Get 3-Year Sentences,” Chicago Defender, April 17, 1943, p. 3, col. 5, col. 5. 26. a3, col. 8. 27. Chicago Defender, August 8, 1942, p. 12, col. 5. 28. “Get’s 5 Years,” Chicago Defender, May 16, 1942, p.

26. a3, col. 8. 27. Chicago Defender, August 8, 1942, p. 12, col. 5. 28. “Get’s 5 Years,” Chicago Defender, May 16, 1942, p. 1, col. 4. 29. Report—“Elijah Poole,” SAC Chicago to Clarence M. S. Secret Service, November 26, 1973, 6-7 (Elijah Muhammad FBI file). Chapter Three Women, Domestic Work, and Social Legitimacy in the Early NOI The manner in which the NOI was able to maintain its organizational integrity while weathering challenges to its civil liberties during its initial years is a critical issue in evaluating the NOI’s struggle to protect its civil liberties.

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