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By Malachi D. Crawford

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

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