Free Read [Travel Book] ✓ Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America - by Sohail Daulatzai ✓
Jul 20, 2019 - 13:21 PM By Sohail Daulatzai

The same rebellion, the same impatience, the same anger that exists in the hearts of the dark people in Africa and Asia, Malcolm X declared in a 1962 speech, is existing in the hearts and minds of 20 million black people in this country who have been just as thoroughly colonized as the people in Africa and Asia Four decades later, the hip hop artist Talib Kweli gave v The same rebellion, the same impatience, the same anger that exists in the hearts of the dark people in Africa and Asia, Malcolm X declared in a 1962 speech, is existing in the hearts and minds of 20 million black people in this country who have been just as thoroughly colonized as the people in Africa and Asia Four decades later, the hip hop artist Talib Kweli gave voice to a similar Pan African sentiment in the song K.O.S Determination The African diaspora represents strength in numbers, a giant can t slumber forever Linking discontent and unrest in Harlem and Los Angeles to anticolonial revolution in Algeria, Egypt, and elsewhere, Black leaders in the United States have frequently looked to the anti imperialist movements and antiracist rhetoric of the Muslim Third World for inspiration In Black Star, Crescent Moon, Sohail Daulatzai maps the rich, shared history between Black Muslims, Black radicals, and the Muslim Third World, showing how Black artists and activists imagined themselves not as national minorities but as part of a global majority, connected to larger communities of resistance Daulatzai traces these interactions and alliances from the Civil Rights movement and the Black Power era to the War on Terror, placing them within a broader framework of American imperialism, Black identity, and the global nature of white oppression.From Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali to contemporary artists and activists like Rakim and Mos Def, Black Star, Crescent Moon reveals how Muslim resistance to imperialism came to occupy a central position within the Black radical imagination, offering a new perspective on the political and cultural history of Black internationalism from the 1950s to the present.
  • Title: Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America
  • Author: Sohail Daulatzai
  • ISBN: 9780816675869
  • Page: 226
  • Format: Paperback

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aj Jul 20, 2019 - 13:21 PM
This is a fantastic and challenging work. I wish I had more stars to give in this review.I picked up this book when I saw it featured in AJAM's book club. The introduction immediately pulled me in and fascinated me. Daulatzai illustrates the commonalities of American foreign policy with domestic policies toward black communities, and the corresponding internationalization of Muslim liberation movements, by way of popular culture texts (speeches, film & media, lyrics) and academic analysis of [...]
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David Leonard Jul 20, 2019 - 13:21 PM
The connection between black and Muslim subject is not limited to white supremacist discourse, state violence, and shared racialization, but is equally evident in the “political and cultural history of Black Islam, Black radicalism, and the Muslim Third World.” Herein lies the focus of Sohail Daulatzai’s Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America (University of Minnesota Press 2012), a very important work that pushes readers to look at resistance, [...]
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Murtaza Jul 20, 2019 - 13:21 PM
This is one of those rare books that exists at the nexus of everything I find most compelling: hip-hop music and culture, post-9/11 geopolitics, cultural criticism, Black political radicalism and 3rd world post-colonialism. The author does a brilliant job of illuminating the oft-suppressed history of Black solidarity with 3rd world causes in the United States, most popularly exemplified in the figure of Malcolm X but possessing a long and storied history in and of itself. The Civil Rights Moveme [...]
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NSM Jul 20, 2019 - 13:21 PM
I don't know too much about this specific topic, and the book was very specific, so I don't feel like it is fair for me to write a comment, but I will regardless. Black Star, Crescent Moon was very interesting, insightful, and it did open up my perspective on issues of Black Power and Islam. It was a very easy read, though at times was a little repetitive (to be expected in academic writing I suppose). Since reading this book, I have been searching around for similar books, so I guess that is a [...]
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Zeina Mousa Jul 20, 2019 - 13:21 PM
I read this book a total of 3 times and had the pleasure of discussing it with the author. It provides an in-depth account of Malcolm's role in the Black Muslim community. Each chapter exposes the realities of living in the United States and also ties the era of colonialism to black struggle of today. Why Malcolm? Why is Malcolm such a prominent figure? The author breaks down these questions and gives an answer that I, myself, had never realized growing up learning about Malcolm through only Ame [...]
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Bijan Jul 20, 2019 - 13:21 PM
Sohail Daulatzai's well researched book is a must read if you have any interest toward the following: Malcolm, hip hop, Islam, third world liberation movements, and just a great historical contextualization. This book id full of bits of info that will have you wanting to share with your friends. I precisely enjoyed the distinction Daulatzai made between malcolm and the civil rights movement that often get forgotten in the homogenized version of history. The only shortcoming of the book was the f [...]
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Finn Jul 20, 2019 - 13:21 PM
Can be sort of overwhelming at times and pretty heavily focused on men but I would say it largely succeeds in highlighting the influence Islam has had on United States black freedom movements and the relation between oppression in the US domestically and the imperialist oppression in the third world. My favorite part was probably the section that dealt primarily with art and film, because I am very predictable.
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Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America By Sohail Daulatzai The same rebellion, the same impatience, the same anger that exists in the hearts of the dark people in Africa and Asia, Malcolm X declared in a 1962 speech, is existing in the hearts and minds of 20 million black people in this country who have been just as thoroughly colonized as the people in Africa and Asia Four decades later, the hip hop artist Talib Kweli gave v The same rebellion, the same impatience, the same anger that exists in the hearts of the dark people in Africa and Asia, Malcolm X declared in a 1962 speech, is existing in the hearts and minds of 20 million black people in this country who have been just as thoroughly colonized as the people in Africa and Asia Four decades later, the hip hop artist Talib Kweli gave voice to a similar Pan African sentiment in the song K.O.S Determination The African diaspora represents strength in numbers, a giant can t slumber forever Linking discontent and unrest in Harlem and Los Angeles to anticolonial revolution in Algeria, Egypt, and elsewhere, Black leaders in the United States have frequently looked to the anti imperialist movements and antiracist rhetoric of the Muslim Third World for inspiration In Black Star, Crescent Moon, Sohail Daulatzai maps the rich, shared history between Black Muslims, Black radicals, and the Muslim Third World, showing how Black artists and activists imagined themselves not as national minorities but as part of a global majority, connected to larger communities of resistance Daulatzai traces these interactions and alliances from the Civil Rights movement and the Black Power era to the War on Terror, placing them within a broader framework of American imperialism, Black identity, and the global nature of white oppression.From Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali to contemporary artists and activists like Rakim and Mos Def, Black Star, Crescent Moon reveals how Muslim resistance to imperialism came to occupy a central position within the Black radical imagination, offering a new perspective on the political and cultural history of Black internationalism from the 1950s to the present.

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