Noble Drew Ali

(d. 1929)

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(d. 1929)

Born Timothy Drew. Founded the Moorish Science Temple in 1913. The Quran used by this group is entirely different from the Quran of Islam. He preached that Christianity is the religon of whites and that the true religion for “Asiatics” (blacks) is Islam. The movement he founded spread to major American cities but weakened after his death.

Subjects: Islam.

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