Since the 1930s, the Nation of Islam has been one of the foremost all-black organizations in the United States. Yet for most people outside the movement, it has been known only through media portrayals of the controversial leaders such as Malcolm X and Louis Farrakhan. As a young girl, Sonsyrea Tate was one of tens of thousands of "Little X's, " the children raised within the Nation of Islam as future foot soldiers of black unity. In "Little X, " Tate, an award winning journalist, shows us the Nation of Islam from the inside: "Little X" is the compelling account of one woman's cultural identiy, family unity and spiritual fulfillment in a predominantly white and Christian America.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
"Extremely valuable. Recent literature is interested almost exclusively in male leaders. Tate's book provides a new perspective. I have used the book in a number of teaching contexts to very good results." --Judith Weisenfeld, Vassar CollegeFrom the Publisher:
A touching memoir of growing up in the Nation of Islam
This is a touching memoir of growing up in the "Nation." Sonsyrea Tate gives voice to the thousands of Little Xs that grew up in a coutry that did not identify with their movement. Her tale is one that explains what the Nation of Islam offers to the African American, and ultimately what about the nation did not work for her and the women of her family. This book will speak to members of the Nation, and teach those who, until now, never knew. Thanks, Peter
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Harper San Francisco. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0062511343 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-0062511343
Book Description Harper San Francisco, 1997. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In a riveting portrait of life inside the Nation of Islam, Sonsyrea Tate gives voice to a girl's experience within the Muslim community, most commonly identified with its controversial leaders--Elijah Muhammad, Malcom X, and Louis Farrakhan. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0062511343
Book Description Harper San Francisco, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0062511343
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800625113481.0
Book Description Harper San Francisco, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0062511343
Book Description Harper San Francisco, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110062511343
Book Description Harper San Francisco. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0062511343 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0020714