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The Resource Inside the Nation of Islam : a historical and personal testimony by a Black Muslim, Vibert L. White, Jr

Inside the Nation of Islam : a historical and personal testimony by a Black Muslim, Vibert L. White, Jr

Label
Inside the Nation of Islam : a historical and personal testimony by a Black Muslim
Title
Inside the Nation of Islam
Title remainder
a historical and personal testimony by a Black Muslim
Statement of responsibility
Vibert L. White, Jr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This detailed study of the internal workings of the Nation of Islam under the leadership of Louis Farrakhan examines the evolution of the organization since 1977 and its strange ideological menu of Black Nationalism, political-economic development, anti-Semitism, and conservative Republican ideals. Vibert White maintains that Farrakhan's Nation has become a cult that utilizes black nationalistic and religious dogma and its ability to create political and racial controversy to exploit poor and working-class black Americans for the leaders' economic and political gain. At the heart of Inside the Nation is White's chronicle of his own sojourn during the 1980s and 1990s as a registered Muslim--from his days as a foot soldier in the Fruit of Islam, the Nation's military organization, through his rise to the status of minister and advisor to the leadership. Included are White's dealings with such leaders as Louis Farrakhan, Akbar Muhammad, Khallid Muhammad, and Benjamin Chavis Muhammad and his involvement in such activities as the Million Man March. As one who traveled for the organization throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the United States, White was able to observe the leadership and the operation of the group at close hand. He reveals for the first time the detailed structure of NOI's business and religious operation. He explores and separates the Nation of Islam, the religious arm that is incorporated only in Chicago, from the Final Call, its business center operated only by the Farrakhan family. As a professional historian, White was able to separate the passion of the group's rhetoric from its real objectives, which centered on building a personal empire for Louis Farrakhan
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
White, Vibert L.
Dewey number
297.8/7
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BP221.A1
LC item number
W47 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Black Muslims
  • Nation of Islam (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Farrakhan, Louis
Label
Inside the Nation of Islam : a historical and personal testimony by a Black Muslim, Vibert L. White, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [235]-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Story behind the Million Man March
  • Farrakhan's World Tours
  • A New Nation: The Millennium
  • Epilogue: Where Do We Go from Here?
  • Early American Islam: The Building Blocks for the Nation of Islam
  • Allah Meets His Messenger
  • Malcolm: Mentor, Rival, Enemy
  • Personal Testimony
  • Seventy-Ninth and Emerald
  • Conflict, Religion, and the Ministry
  • Farrakhan Speaks: Conventions, Rallies, and Savior's Day
  • Cain and Abel: Division in the Brotherhood
Control code
46678238
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 259 pages
Isbn
9780813020822
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001027590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Inside the Nation of Islam : a historical and personal testimony by a Black Muslim, Vibert L. White, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [235]-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Story behind the Million Man March
  • Farrakhan's World Tours
  • A New Nation: The Millennium
  • Epilogue: Where Do We Go from Here?
  • Early American Islam: The Building Blocks for the Nation of Islam
  • Allah Meets His Messenger
  • Malcolm: Mentor, Rival, Enemy
  • Personal Testimony
  • Seventy-Ninth and Emerald
  • Conflict, Religion, and the Ministry
  • Farrakhan Speaks: Conventions, Rallies, and Savior's Day
  • Cain and Abel: Division in the Brotherhood
Control code
46678238
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 259 pages
Isbn
9780813020822
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001027590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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