One of the few books that offers historical research about the OAAU, a revolutionary organization founded by Malcom X and rooted in tradtions of black nationalism, self-determination and human rights. The author establishes the relevance of Malcolm's political legacy for the task of rebuilding the movement for Black liberation almost thity years after his assassination.Malcolm X and the Organization of Afro-American Unity William W. Sales ... Adolph Reid, however, questions the utility of such an enterprise. ... to draw on Malcolm for guidance reproduce his inaccurate, simplistic reading of Afro- American history and reinforce inadequate and wrongheaded tendencies in the present. ... We must know these questions and answers so that we dona#39;t aquot;recreate the wheel.
|Title||:||From Civil Rights to Black Liberation|
|Author||:||William W. Sales|
|Publisher||:||South End Press - 1994|