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Black Religion and Black Power: The Nation of Islam’s Internationalism

Department of African American Studies, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
Genealogy 2019, 3(3), 34;
Received: 1 April 2019 / Revised: 20 June 2019 / Accepted: 24 June 2019 / Published: 29 June 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Global Black Movements)
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The Nation of Islam’s influence has extended beyond the United States. This Black American Muslim movement has used the intersection of race and religion to construct a blueprint of liberation that has bonded people of African descent throughout the Diaspora. Their transnational dimensions and ideas of freedom, justice and equality have worked to challenge global white imperialism and white supremacy throughout the 20th century and beyond. View Full-Text
Keywords: internationalism; Islam; Nation of Islam; Black Muslim internationalism; Islam; Nation of Islam; Black Muslim
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