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Author Jeffries, Bayyinah S., author
Title A nation can rise no higher than its women : African American Muslim women in the movement for Black self-determination, 1950-1975 / Bayyinah S. Jeffries
Imprint Lanham [Marland] : Lexington Books, [2014]
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 Modern History Library  320.558 J47    AVAILABLE    30550100636792
Descript xii, 173 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-167) and index
Upon the education of its people rests the fate of a nation : the struggle for self-determination -- African American Muslim women in the Nation of Islam movement : appeals, benefits, and outcomes -- "Raising her voice" : writings by, for and about women in Muhammad Speaks newspaper -- African American activism : the Muslim community contribution, 1960-1975 -- Crossing borders : toward a transnational narrative of struggle
Subject Nation of Islam (Chicago, Ill.) -- History -- 20th century
Black Muslims -- Social conditions
Muslim women -- United States -- Social conditions
African American women -- Social conditions
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