10-13-10 - Lecture,10/13/10 MW45:30PM ProfessorBazian

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Lecture, 10/13/10 MW 4-5:30PM Professor Bazian  Asian American Studies 128AC: Muslims in America  MALCOLM X at UC Berkeley in October of 1963 - interview with Herman Blake, Sociology Department - goals of the nation of Islam - Organization as dedicated to use of violent means to attain goals. Is this true? o Taught to display courtesy, politeness o But if acted upon, can retaliate—never initiate the violence though - Often Muslims are equated with violence—product of psychological warfare o Black Americans attacked at that moment and yet did not retaliate—lack of action  as against the nation of Islam? - Do not believe in integration with whites - Hypocrisy of the law—law arrests the demonstrators and not the discriminators o Separation is the best way o Laws as not meaningful to whites - What is his attitude towards the Civil Rights Movement? Towards Martin Luther King Jr.  and non-violence? o If meaningful laws, would not need more o Whites as hypocritical—do not want to call blacks non-citizens so make them  second-rate If blacks were real citizens, would not need new laws -
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10-13-10 - Lecture,10/13/10 MW45:30PM ProfessorBazian

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