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By Malachi D. Crawford

Black Muslims and the legislations: Civil Liberties From Elijah Muhammad to Muhammad Ali examines the kingdom of Islam’s quest for civil liberties as what may well arguably be referred to as the inaugural and primary sustained problem to the suppression of non secular freedom in African American felony heritage. Borrowing insights from A. Leon Higgonbotham Jr.’s vintage works on American slavery jurisprudence, Black Muslims and the Law finds the state of Islam’s strategic efforts to interact governmental officers from a place of strength, and indicates the federal govt, congressmen, judges, legal professionals, cops, legal directors, nation governments, and African American civic leaders held a standard knowing of what it intended to be and not to be African American and non secular within the interval among global battle II and the Vietnam warfare. The paintings increases uncomplicated questions about the rights of African descended humans to outline god, query white ethical authority, and critique the ethical legitimacy of yankee battle efforts in accordance with their very own ideals and standards.

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