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  • Malcom X
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    Malcom X By: Sebastian Wong All men are created equal. This statement was the basis of the civil right movements of the 1960's. Malcom X is a man that promoted a society in which all human beings were equally respected. He believes that blacks should achieve that goal by any means necessary. In a time when blacks were not allowed to sit in the front of the bus, using the same bathroom, or were not admitted to Universities. Malcom X's cry of justice was believed to be the voice of all blacks behi...
  • Difference Between The Nation And Traditional Islam
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    The Un Islamic Nation of Islam The mention of the Nation of Islam will undoubtedly cause an immense number of responses in any situation. To some, this organization symbolizes blatant racism. To others, it is seen as a savior of the black community. Regardless of ones opinion of the Nation, though, the differences between Al-Islam (traditional Islam) and the beliefs of the Nation cannot be denied. The Nation of Islam is a social movement. This social movement is undoubtedly rooted in religion, a...
  • Model Of Terrorism Hizballah
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    HIZBALLAH: MODEL OF TERRORISM Hizballah, or Party of God, has been established as one of the best-organized movements towards independence within the Middle East. In 1983 the Lebanese Shiite Muslims formed this group as an Islamic rebellion against the United States as well as the Israeli Forces. Although Hizballah is a fairly new organization, it has quickly become a model organization not of behavior, but of terrorism in the Middle East and throughout the rest of the world. Hizballah believes ...
  • Positive Change In Malcolm
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    "There can be no black-white unity until there is first some black unity". (Malcolm X, March 8, 1964) Malcolm X was probably one of the most controversial elements in the civil rights movement. Due to his radical views and actions he was detested by many peoples at that time, yet still today he is seen as a key figure along with Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Malcolm X had become a member of the Nation of Islam in his earlier years. The Islamic faith borrows basic ideas from the ortho...
  • Critical Of Malcolm X Farrakhan
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    American Experience Louis Farrakhan Louis Farrakhan is best known today as the head of the Nation of Islam. The Nation of Islam supports black independence along with some of the practices and beliefs of Islam religion. One of its main goals is for blacks to attain self-sufficiency in today's culture. Farrakhan has been criticized by some as a racist towards non-black races but others say he is a credit to all races. Farrakhan has sparked more criticism in recent years, particularly from the U.S...
  • Smaller Nations Dependent On Saudi Arabia
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    Adam Krieger Global II 51897 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a nation that rests on the strength of its faith. To understand Saudi Arabia it is necessary to understand Islam as the driving force in Saudi life. These ideals are best displayed in the nations official emblem, the date palm, symbolizing vitality and growth, and the two crossed swords, representing justice and strength rooted in faith. The importance of the Al-Saud family dates back to the late 18th century...
  • Islamic Terrorist Groups
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    Islam is portrayed and is commonly accepted as the most violent and largest direct threat to the West. This is a generalization made by most of the West, but it is not particularly the West or the Islamic peoples fault. There is constant turmoil in Islamic countries in the Middle East and these conflicts are what make the news in the West. The only representation in the media that the Islamic nation gets is that of war. Though most Islamic people are not violent, the select few that do participa...
  • People And Islamic Nations
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    Introduction Martin Luther king and Malcolm X were two of the 21st century's most interesting black leaders and advocates of the emancipation of the American Negro. They were contemporaries but held very different views with regard to how the Afro-American should achieve equality. The key differences to their approach to these challenges lies in their history. Background King was born into a strong middle class family with traditional Christian beliefs. His mother was a school teacher and his fa...
  • Black Nationalism
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    Though the Nation of Islam's legacy attracts various critics and supporters, it played a key role in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's. Targeting the black ghettos of northern American cities, the Nation of Islam reached out to this most detached class of urban society. Alienated from mainstream organizations of the Civil Rights Movement and more affluent members of black society, the Nation created a movement aimed to increase black unity. In cities like Chicago, the Nation used a message...

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