By Bayyinah S. Jeffries
A kingdom Can upward push No greater Than Its Women replaces the common portrait of the subservient and inappropriate African American Muslim girl with a much more actual photograph in their quintessential management and significant contributions to the increase of Islam and black attention within the self-determination circulate within the usa and past in the course of the Civil Rights-Black energy era.
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A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Women: African American Muslim Women in the Movement for Black Self-Determination, 1950–1975 by Bayyinah S. Jeffries