Black Theology & Black Power
First published in 1969, Black Theology and Black Power is the first systematic presentation of Black Theology that also introduced the voice of a young theologian who would shake the foundations of American theology. Relating the militant struggle for liberation with the gospel message of salvation, James Cone laid the foundations for an interpretation of Christianity from the perspective of the oppressed that retains its urgency and challenge today.
A Black Theology of Liberation
With the publication of his two early works, Black Theology & Black Power (1969) and A Black Theology of Liberation (1970), James Cone emerged as one of the most theological voices in North America. These books, which offered a searing indictment of white theology and society, introduced a radical reappraisal of the Christian message for our time. … Forty years later, Cone s work retains its original power, enhanced now by his reflections on the evolution of his own thinking and of black theology.
The Cross and the Lynching Tree
The cross and the lynching tree are the two most emotionally charged symbols in the history of the African American community. In this powerful new work, theologian James H. Cone explores these symbols and their interconnection in the history and souls of black folk.
Martin & Malcolm & America: A Dream or a Nightmare
This groundbreaking and highly acclaimed work examines the two most influential African-American leaders of this century. While Martin Luther King, Jr., saw America as essentially a dream . . . as yet unfulfilled, Malcolm X viewed America as a realized nightmare. James Cone cuts through superficial assessments of King and Malcolm as polar opposites to reveal two men whose visions are complementary and moving toward convergence.
Message to the Blackman in America
Message To The Blackman In America By Elijah Muhammad According to countless mainstream news organs, Elijah Muhammad, by far, was the most powerful black man in America. Known more for the students he produced, like Malcolm X, Louis Farrakhan and Muhammad Ali, this controversial man exposed the black man as well as the world to a teaching, till now, was only used behind closed doors of high degree Masons and Shriners. An easy and smart read. … It compares the concept held by religions to nature and mathematics. …
The Theology of Time: The Secret of Time
The Theology Of Time (The Secret Of Time) Direct Unabridged Transcription By Elijah Muhammad The Theology of Time is a 20 lecture book. The lecture series ranged from June thru October 1972. It wasn’t uncommon to either hear him on radio broadcasts or one of his ministers. Having been prohibited to speak by Allah up to this point, this represented a significant occasion. Elijah Muhammad covered a wide and comprehensive overview of his entire program, concepts and lessons. This is by far the most wide ranging example of his teaching. …
The Fall of America
The Fall Of America By Elijah Muhammad This title deals with many prophetic and well as historical aspects of Elijah Muhammad’s teaching. It chronologically cites various aspects of American history, its actions pertaining to the establishment and treatment of its once slaves, which is shown to be a significant cause of America’s fall.
The Secrets of Freemasonry: That Which You Should Know
This is a powerful and easy to read insight into one of the world’s oldest secret societies or organizations. Elijah Muhammad makes a strong case with irrefutable evidence that their symbolism points directly to the American Blackman and woman’s slavery, mental death and eventual “mental resurrection”.
The God-Science of Black Power
An Elijah Muhammad Speech During The Second Day of The Nation of Islam Saviour’s Day Convention in 1967. It aims chiefly at the politically shallow 60’s version of Black power by introducing “Real Black Power” as it relates to how God and all life originally came out of total black space. A profound example of Elijah Muhammad’s comprehensive lecture is demonstrated when he asked, “If the scripture said that in the beginning God said ‘Let there be light,’ then He couldn’t have been in the light when he said that. He Himself had to have come from Blackness; thus ORIGINAL BLACK POWER!
Black Skin, White Masks
Few modern voices have had as profound an impact on the black identity and critical race theory as Frantz Fanon, and Black Skin, White Masks represents some of his most important work. Fanon’s masterwork is now available in a new translation that updates its language for a new generation of readers.
A major influence on civil rights, anti-colonial, and black consciousness movements around the world, Black Skin, White Masks is the unsurpassed study of the black psyche in a white world. …
The Wretched of the Earth
A distinguished psychiatrist from Martinique who took part in the Algerian Nationalist Movement, Frantz Fanon was one of the most important theorists of revolutionary struggle, colonialism, and racial difference in history. Fanon’s masterwork is a classic alongside Edward Said’s Orientalism or The Autobiography of Malcolm X, and it is now available in a new translation that updates its language for a new generation of readers. The Wretched of the Earth is a brilliant analysis of the psychology of the colonized and their path to liberation.
A Dying Colonialism
An incisive and illuminating account of how, during the Algerian Revolution, the people of Algeria changed centuries-old cultural patterns and embraced certain ancient cultural practices long derided by their colonialist oppressors as primitive, in order to destroy those same oppressors. Fanon uses the fifth year of the Algerian Revolution as a point of departure for an explication of the inevitable dynamics of colonial oppression.
Toward the African Revolution
This powerful collection of articles, essays, and letters spans the period between Black Skin, White Masks (1952) and The Wretched of the Earth (1961), Fanon’s landmark manifesto on the psychology of the colonized and the means of empowerment necessary for their liberation. These pieces display the genesis of some of Fanon’s greatest ideas — ideas that became so vital to the leaders of the American civil rights movement.
Eloquently tracing the birth of a revolutionary, Huey P. Newton’s famous and oft-quoted autobiography is as much a manifesto as a portrait of the inner circle of America’s Black Panther Party, which is recognizing its 50th anniversary in October 2016. From Newton’s impoverished childhood on the streets of Oakland to his adolescence and struggles with the system, from his role in the Black Panthers to his solitary confinement in the Alameda County Jail, Revolutionary Suicide is smart, unrepentant, and thought-provoking in its portrayal of inspired radicalism
The Huey P. Newton Reader
The first comprehensive collection of writings by the Black Panther Party founder and revolutionary icon of the black liberation era, The Huey P. Newton Reader combines now-classic texts ranging in topic from the formation of the Black Panthers, African Americans and armed self-defense, Eldridge Cleaver’s controversial expulsion from the Party, FBI infiltration of civil rights groups, the Vietnam War, and the burgeoning feminist movement … [etc.]
Huey: Spirit of the Panther
Huey P. Newton remains one of the most misunderstood political figures of the twentieth century. As cofounder and leader of the Black Panther Party for more than twenty years, Newton (1942-1989) was at the forefront of the radical political activism of the 1960s and ’70s. Raised in poverty in Oakland, California, and named for corrupt Louisiana governor Huey P. Long, Newton embodied both the passions and the contradictions of the civil rights movement he sought to advance. …
Knowledge of Self: A Collection of Wisdom on the Science of Everything in Life
Do you know who – and what – you are? Do you know who you’re meant to be? Do you know how to find the answers to questions like these? Knowledge of Self is the result of a process of self-discovery, but few of us know where to begin when we’re ready to start looking deeper. Although self-actualization is the highest of all human needs, it is said that only 5% of people ever attain this goal. In the culture of the Nation of Gods and Earths, commonly known as the Five Percent, students are instructed that they must first learn themselves, then their worlds, and then what they must do in order to transform their world for the better. …
The Science of Self: Man, God, and the Mathematical Language of Nature
What is the origin of Blackness? Why is melanin found in space? How did life evolve from one ancestor into the diversity we see today? What does quantum physics tell us about consiousness and reality? How did the Black man shape the Earth long before he built the pyramids? What is the mathematical blueprint that is hard-wired into our consciousness? Is there a difference between the mind and the brain? What does it mean to be the Original Man and Woman? All of these questions, and hundreds more, are answered within these pages.
The Culture is I-God Book I & II
The Five Percent Nation are the Gods & Earths a Nation created by Allah the Father in the years 1963 thru 1969 (Allah the Father left the Noi and in “63” the first borne are lifted up into the Knowledge of Self, by 1964 there are 500 young Five Percent Brothers). Born Justice: “Peace God, Allah The Father, left Temple number 7 in 1963, First Born Prince and God Supreme say the same thing, Peace; He was teaching in the Temple in 1963 and left in June or July He was there for three an one half years 1960-1963. All men lie when they are afraid. …
Black God: An Introduction to the World's Religions and Their Black Gods
Have you ever heard that Christ was Black? What about the Buddha? They weren’t alone. Many of the world’s first deities and divinities, both male and female, were originally depicted as Black. That means dark skin, woolly hair, broad nose, and the kind of personality that made the world pay attention. In this book, historian Supreme Understanding explores the many Black gods of the ancient world, from Africa to the Near East, to Europe, to India, to China, to Japan, to Australia, all the way to the Black Gods of the Americas. Who were they? How did they come to be worshipped? And what does this mean for us today? Find out in Black God, by Supreme Understanding.
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