Randal Maurice Jelks

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Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Randal Maurice Jelks is Professor of African and African American Studies and American Studies. He holds courtesy appointments in History, Religious Studies, and is the co-Editor of the Journal of American Studies. Jelks is a graduate of the University of Michigan (BA in History), McCormick Theological Seminary (Masters of Divinity) and Michigan State University (Ph.D.in Comparative Black Histories). 

Faith and Struggle in the Lives of Four African Americans: Ethel Waters, Mary Lou Williams, Eldridge Cleaver, and Muhammad Ali Cover Image
ISBN: 9781350074620
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - January 10th, 2019

In 1964, Muhammad Ali said of his decision to join the Nation of Islam: "I know where I'm going and I know the truth and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want to be."

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