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Black Star, Crescent Moon
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Contents




Introduction: An Empire State of Mind


1. "You Remember Dien Bien Phu": Malcolm X and the Third World Rising


2. To the East, Blackward: Black Power, Radical Cinema, and the Muslim Third World


3. Return of the Mecca: Public Enemies, Reaganism, and the Birth of Hip-Hop


4. "Ghost in the House": Muhammad Ali and the Rise of the "Green Menace"


5. Protect Ya Neck: Global Incarceration, Islam, and the Black Radical Imagination


Epilogue: War, Repression, and the Legacy of Malcolm


Acknowledgments

Notes

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Index



About the Author

Sohail Daulatzai is associate professor in the Department of Film and Media Studies and the Program in African American Studies at the University of California, Irvine. He is the co-editor of Born To Use Mics: Readings Nas's Illmatic.

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"Timely and provocative, this globe-trotting book takes you down an almost forgotten road of Black freedom: the one that connects the struggles of the burning ghettos of America to the rage against imperial power in Muslim lands. Shining light on the artists and activists who helped pave that road, Black Star, Crescent Moon vividly shows that Black freedom struggles, whether through art or politics, are always global in scope. Written with an urgency that our times demand, my man Sohail does what we in hip-hop have been doing for decades: uncovering histories, drawing connections, and trying to make people move. Rebel reading for right now!" -Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def)
"Sohail Daulatzai's Black Star, Crescent Moon is a pathbreaking, genre-shattering work of breathtaking scholarship. It is a work of poetic verve and brilliant analysis that will forever change how we view the international implications and global sites of black freedom struggles." -Michael Eric Dyson

"Black Star, Crescent Moon is a tour de force that has restored my faith in cultural studies. The book is a stunning achievement and Daulatzai reveals an intellectual virtuosity and originality few can match. His formulation of a `Muslim International' alone compels us to rethink Muslim Third World opposition and its relationship to the black freedom struggle." -Robin D. G. Kelley

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