By: Muhammad, Elijah
Three vinyl LP records in original sleeves. All three sleeves have light rubbing and corner wear, with a few light spots and scuff marks; the sleeve of Vol. 2 Part II has a 10 cm split along the top edge. The records all have scratches and scuff marks, so there are plenty of crackles and pops, but there were no skips on my player. Teachings of the Hon. Elijah Muhammad (1897-1975), leader of the Nation of Islam from 1934 until his death, and oversaw the growth of the organization to as many as 50,000 members and 130 masques. From the sleeves: “Mr. Mohammed—as you will learn from this record—is telling you the same thing here in this album that has been written. Mr. Mohammed’s entire base of teachings and work, as God, in the Person of Master Fard Muhammed, to Whom praises are due forever, has given to him, is for separation of the so-called Negroes with a complete reform of what we were taught by our slave masters. He wants a place for his people that they can call their own (some of this earth). He seeks no violence to accomplish this aim. He believes that it is so clear and so true that neither friend nor foe should question him about his preachings of a reformation of the so-called Negroes (the lost-found members of the Ab-original people earth).” These records were not only intended to help spread the word of the Nation of Islam, they were also a fund-raising tool for “building a much needed educational canter for blackmen in Chacago.” These audio recordings are now quite scarce. Few libraries hold copies, and most that do hold cassette copies, not the original vinyl. Dust jacket present.
Title: Wants and Beliefs: Volume One 1 Part I and The Time of Judgement: Volume 2 Parts I and II (Thee LP Records)
Publisher: Chicago, Muhammad’s Masque of Islam No. 2: nd (circa 1960)
Book Condition: Fair
Jacket Condition: very good
Seller ID: 2351
Keywords: Radical Politics, African-American