Lecture Week Three
Lecture Week Three HIS 317L
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Date Created: 09/28/15
915 Lecture 0 Remember white man s ice being colderquot 0 Anything associated with white is better 0 Therefore the socalled Negroquot isn t I Recap six characteristics of socalled Negroquot 0 One loved alcohol Two love pork Three use profanity Four mistreat women Five live on credits and handouts Six loved the devil o Nation of Islam had three ways for the socalled Negroquot to get back to ways of original people 0 One give up Christianity I Christianity is the slave mass s religionquot I Convert to Islam 0 Two Change their names I Give the white man their names back I Give up the European name and put in an Xquot o X the unknown 0 Three stay physically fit and properly nourished I A slave is unfit and malnourished I Don t give the white man this image 0 The typical person to covert 0 Someone born in the south who moved to the north Between the ages of 3060 Largely uneducated Seen traumahad horrific experiences with racists Islam provides an explanation of why people moved to the north for opportunities but couldn t get ahead 0 Nation of Islam Economic Empowerment 0 Black community in America is the 9th wealthiest country in the world 0 Blacks should pool their resources together and leverage it I The black dollar is used in the black community one time before it leaves the black community 0 Black people should spend their money with each other I Black people relied too much on white good will and not enough on taking care of themselves I Whoever butters your bread has an affect on your stomachquot I Ex Jewish community 0 Money stays within community because it is spent with each other 0 Makes Jewish people richer o Nation of Islam Big on gender roles o Respecting the black male image 0 O O O I Until the black man got himself together the community would be suffering 0 Black women were supposed to follow very traditional ideals I Black women was god s creation to give birth to people in god s image I Domestic o Stayed in house cleaned and cook 0 Needed to be protected inside 0 Nation of Islam stressed 0 Black people need to think in racial terms I Every other race does it but not black people 0 How do my actions affect other black peoplequot 0 Burden white America doesn t carry 0 Against interracial relationships I Keeping it within the black community 0 Big on discipline 0 Big on disciplining for diet 0 Presentations must be good when they leave the house 0 Shows and impacts the community their from 917 Lecture 0 Define sell outquot in 2015 o Racial solidary black people should look out for one another and help each other 0 So what s a sell out 0 Big sell out in black community Clarence Thomas I He gets in by affirmative action and moves to abolish it when he gets to the Court system I His reasoning is that it doesn t help it hinders black people I Affirmative action actually helps more white women than racial minority 0 Three of the figures of Islam 0 W D Fard Muhammad I Allah in person even though he looks white a lot of questions about his ethnicity I Believed he was of Turkish ancestry because ags are similar 0 Elijah Muhammad I Brings image of Nation of Islam to public I Messenger of Allah 0 Because he is the one who personally interacts with Fard Muhammad o Fard Muhammad gave him the religious revelation 0 Malcolm X I Spokesperson for the nation of Islam I Never the leader of it I Title National minister 0 19405 Nation of Islam came under government surveillance 0 0 They said they don t have to send kids to public schools I Gets attention of government I Kids need to go to school I Elijah Muhammad would spend some time in federal prison 1940s 0 Why should the slave owner teach usquot Because Elijah goes to prison and Malcolm can talk Elijah Muhammad always tires to pull Malcolm out of the spotlight 0 Malcolm X goes through a series of transitions in his life 0 Born in Michigan 0 Dad is killed 0 Mom declared insane by the state I Sent to mental hospital I Kids are broken up and are splintered o In Detroit I Goes to prison and turns his cell into a college classroom 0 A whole new world opens up to him there 0 He turns into an organic intellectual while in prison I joins the Nation of Islam while in prison 0 A brother told him to consider it o Popularizes Islam because he has the ability to think and analyze and explain to black people about the situation they re in 0 Did not believe in integration I The integration push is an insult against black peoplequot I Desegregated the god gave whites black money I Instead of begging a white man to use his things black people should make their own 0 Believes in fighting back and not turning the other cheek 0 Very strong beliefs about proper responsibility and discipline I Thought that oppressed people needed to have high standards of discipline and moral responsibility 0 Malcolm X 0 Established 3045 Mosques in cities across the nation I This helps takes the ideals of Islam across the city I Traveled to one city established a Mosque left to the next city 0 Mosque is defined as a Muslim place of worship 0 He had great stories because of I His background I How Islam changed him I How his story resonates with a lot of people 0 Because of these his message got across to people 0 Establishes a newspaper for the Nation of Islam I Muhammad Speaks I Allows nation to spread their messages I Gives unemployed blacks a job 0 Analogy between house slave and field slave 0 Field slave did everything I Ate scraps I Dressed poorly 0 House slave could identify with master I Use of quotwequot I Dressed better I Ate a little better 0 Analogy tied in identification of an oppressed with an oppressor more than with the oppressed
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