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    Chania Whitaker Review Article Fall 2015 AAAS Literature 204 Black Muslims and White Devils: A Critique of New York Time’s Coverage of Malcolm X’s separatist Movement. Integration is a slow moving process in America, and looking at the obvious separation of groups today proves how slow that process is. Groups of people are still being pushed to the margins of society, depending on their class, race, religion and other contributing factors. When integration started to be introduced into American society, it was poorly done. Looking at how the “Little Rock Nine” was introduced into Central High, the NAACP picked only the smartest black children from an overcrowded all black high school and placed them into a hostile environment. The students…

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    American black society chose to show their independence and authority in a predominately white society by embracing the philosophies of Black Nationalism and Black Separatism. Since the first Africans were forced to come to the United States as slaves, they struggled to develop their own identity and find respect in a culture which originally regarded them as beasts of burden. World War I essentially triggered the Great Migration where blacks moved from the south to the north to find new job…

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    After the Civil Rights Movement, it was evident that, although voting rights and some legislative support for Black people had been established, social inequality in terms of race was still a rampant issue. Growing impatient with the method of peaceful protesting and weary of being stomped under the premise of white supremacy, the emergence of Black nationalism surged. These Black Nationalist movements promoted the empowerment of the Black race and fought against the racist ideologies which had…

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    above one another. In the film one will see that the conflict is just between whites and blacks. In the text one can see that the conflict is between an un-American Indian and Indians. Their are many problems going on in both the film and text but out of the four models of ethnic relations three actually pop out and they are ethnic hierarchy, group separatism and cultural pluralism. In the film there is a scene where a black man get pulled over and his wife gets off the truck without…

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    Black Power Movements as A Violent Force to Ending Racial Oppression Millions of Americans were shocked when Olympic runners Tommie Smith and John Carlos stood on the award platform at the 1968 summer games in Mexico City bowed their heads and raised gloved fist hands during the playing of national anthem of the United States. In contrast, millions more people around the world excited to seeing two fearless African Americans and a white Australian, Peter Norman, standing solidly before the…

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    “Models of American Ethnic Relations”, George Frederickson discusses four distinct models of ethnic relations: cultural pluralism, one-way assimilation, group separatism, and ethnic hierarchy. In the cases of the film “Crash” and the passage “From Rez Life”, this perception of racism within models in ethnic relations is acknowledged and analyzed with some similarities between the two works, however there are also some differences in the portrayal of relationships between American ethnic…

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    which the nation was divided into races of different colors. African American started searching for change, no longer with peace, but with “black separatism” and “black pride” which breeded violence.It was a time in which the civil rights movement rose to its highest points. African Americans were tired of approaching racism in a nonviolent way during the 50s. As we entered the 60s the nonviolent techniques the moment had embraced began to decrease…

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    people. Malcolm X was a member of the Nation of Islam (NOI), a black nationalist/separatist religious group, from 1948 to 1963. He based his platform on the beliefs and ideologies of the NOI. Elijah Muhammed, leader of the NOI during X’s active years, preached that he himself was a prophet of Allah. However, Muhammed’s teachings to the NOI differed greatly from those of orthodox Islam. Muhammed rejected many of the beliefs, such as a spiritual afterlife, and…

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    with this model is that given the diversity of cultures, true cultural pluralism is difficult to achieve. Especially when there are those that hold on to other models of cultural interaction. Author Erin Aubry Kaplan discusses this issue on his essay, Barack Obama: Miles Traveled, Miles To Go, where he references the higher expectations that President Obama has during his presidency due to his being a person of color. Kaplan also makes reference to the process of schools resegregating post Brown…

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    Why Is Malcolm X Unfair

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    career that used his talents and skills because he was black. He got mixed into the wrong crowd and was arrested. While in prison Malcolm discovered the religious group Nation of Islam and completely immersed himself in their beliefs. Once out of prison he made many speeches with inflammatory language persuading African Americans to stand up against discrimination (McGill). Malcolm X couldn’t find a career that used and complemented his skill…

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