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Author Daulatzai, Sohail, author.

Title Black Star, Crescent Moon : the Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America / Sohail Daulatzai
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2012


Description 1 online resource (289 pages)
Contents Cover; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION: An Empire State of Mind; 1. "You Remember Dien Bien Phu!" Malcolm X and the Third World Rising; 2. To the East, Blackwards: Black Power, Radical Cinema, and the Muslim Third World; 3. Return of the Mecca: Public Enemies, Reaganism, and the Birth of Hip-Hop; 4. "Ghost in the House": Muhammad Ali and the Rise of the "Green Menace"; 5. Protect Ya Neck: Global Incarceration, Islam, and the Black Radical Imagination; EPILOGUE: War, Repression, and the Legacy of Malcolm
Summary "The same rebellion, the same impatience, the same anger that exists in the hearts of the dark people in Africa and Asia," Malcolm X declared in a 1962 speech, "is existing in the hearts and minds of 20 million black people in this country who have been just as thoroughly colonized as the people in Africa and Asia." Four decades later, the hip-hop artist Talib Kweli gave voice to a similar Pan-African sentiment in the song "K.O.S. (Determination)": "The African diaspora represents strength in numbers, a giant can't slumber forever.". Linking discontent and unrest in Harlem and Los Angeles to a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 -- Influence
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965
Black people -- Politics and government
Muslims -- Political activity.
Civil rights movements -- History
Black people -- Intellectual life
Muslims -- Intellectual life.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
HISTORY -- United States -- General.
Black people -- Intellectual life
Black people -- Politics and government
Civil rights movements
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Muslims -- Intellectual life
Muslims -- Political activity
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780816681815