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The Promise of PatriarchyWomen and the Nation of Islam$
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Ula Yvette Taylor

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781469633930

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633930.001.0001

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Flexing a New Womanhood

Flexing a New Womanhood

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(p.74) Chapter Six Flexing a New Womanhood
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The Promise of Patriarchy
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Ula Yvette Taylor

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633930.003.0007

This chapter details the Muslim Girls Training and General Civilization Class (MGT-GCC) instruction for women. The role of Sister Captain Burnsteen Sharrieff is highlighted along with Lottie and Ethel Muhammad, the daughters of Clara and Elijah Muhammad. Sister Thelma X, a vocal member of the Nation of Islam and her publication, Truth, are examined for both its pro-black and anti-Jewish rhetoric. Sisters Louise Dunlap and Ernestine Scott, two Nation women who defied Jim Crow laws by sitting in a “White Only” section of a railroad station, bring Minister Malcolm X and his future wife, Sister Betty X into the narrative.

Keywords:   Muslim Girls Training and General Civilization Class (MGT-GCC), Sister Thelma X, Malcolm X, Betty X, Jim Crow

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