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Nation of Islam

Overview page. Subjects: Islam — United States History.

Heterodox black religious movement in America, based on black nationalism. More than 90 percent of converts are African-Americans. The Nation of Islam was founded in 1930 by Wallace D....

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Nation of Islam

Suzanne Albulak.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1146 words.

The Nation of Islam (NOI) was established in Detroit, at the beginning of the Great Depression, by Wallace D. Fard

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Nation of Islam

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 473 words.

The religious organization that became the Nation of Islam (NOI) originated in Detroit in 1930 with the teaching of W.

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Nation of Islam

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 2739 words.

An American religious movement, consisting largely of African Americans. Master Wali Fard Muhammad led the Nation of Islam from 1930

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Nation of Islam

Claude A. Clegg.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History. 3587 words.

The Nation of Islam was arguably the most significant religious movement among African Americans in the twentieth century. Known for

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Nation of Islam

Claude A. Clegg.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3559 words.

The Nation of Islam was arguably the most significant religious movement among African Americans in the twentieth century. Known for

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Nation of Islam. (1930)

Gerald Horne.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 446 words.

The religious organization that became the Nation of Islam (NOI) originated in Detroit in 1930 with the teaching of W.D.

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Nation of Islam

Overview page. Subjects: Islam — United States History.

Heterodox black religious movement in America, based on black nationalism. More than 90 percent of converts are African-Americans. The Nation of Islam was founded in 1930 by Wallace D....

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Nation of Islam

Suzanne Albulak.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1146 words.

The Nation of Islam (NOI) was established in Detroit, at the beginning of the Great Depression, by Wallace D. Fard (pronounced Farood), a door-to-door silk salesman. In addition to...

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Nation of Islam

Herbert Berg.

in Islamic Studies

P ublished online February 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Islam. 7134 words.

The Nation of Islam began in 1930 in Detroit with the appearance of a mysterious man known variously as Master W. F. Muhammad (also Mohammed), Wali Fard (pronounced “Farrad”) Muhammad, and...

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Nation of Islam

Claude A. Clegg.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3548 words.

The Nation of Islam was arguably the most significant religious movement among African Americans in the twentieth century. Known for its unique brand of Islam, its charismatic spokesmen,...

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The Nation of Islam and Violence

Martha F. Lee.

in Violence and New Religious Movements

March 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 5819 words.

In the United States, the African American struggle for identity, freedom, and equality was expressed in a variety of religious and political movements in the twentieth century. This...

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Nation of Islam Womanhood, 1960–1975

Ula Yvette Taylor.

in The Promise of Patriarchy

October 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 9144 words.

This chapter explores how black women experienced the Nation of Islam during the call for Black Power. Blues singer Etta James, Minister Louis X (later Farrakhan), Minister Malcolm X, heavy...

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Black Moslems and the Nation of Islam

Jeffrey Haynes.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1064 words.

Wallace Fard Muhammad, an itinerant salesman and religious teacher, founded the Nation of Islam (NOI) in Detroit, Michigan, in 1930

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Black Moslems and the Nation of Islam

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

Wallace Fard Muhammad, an itinerant salesman and religious teacher, founded the Nation of Islam (NOI) in Detroit, Michigan, in 1930. Fard, who seems to have believed that he was God ...

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The FBI and the Nation of Islam

Karl Evanzz.

in FBI and Religion

February 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 7575 words.

This chapter examines the FBI’s repression of the Nation of Islam. The FBI placed several of its own operatives into leading positions in this religious community, forging along the way a...

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Ezekiel 1 and the Nation of Islam

Michael Lieb.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Reception History of the Bible

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies. 6171 words.

The first article of the Book of Ezekiel inaugurates one of the most profound events in Hebrew Scriptures. Extending well beyond the first article and reappearing later in the prophecy,...

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Farrakhan, Louis Abdul (born 1933), Organization Founder / Official, Islamic Leader, Nation of Islam Adherent / Leader

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

controversial Nation of Islam leader. Louis Eugene Walcott was born in the Bronx, New York. His mother, Sarah Mae Channing

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Memorandum of Understanding between The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan and The United Nations 13 May 1998

in International Journal of Refugee Law

July 1998; p ublished online July 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

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What Islam Has Done For Me Finding Religion in the Nation of Islam

Edward E. Curtis.

in Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960–1975

October 2006; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 8849 words.

Followers of the Nation of Islam (NOI) contributed letters to the Muhammad Speaks newspaper to praise the Islamic religion and describe how Islam affected their lives. In their testimonies...

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The Political Meanings of Elijah Muhammad’s Nation of Islam

Edward E. Curtis.

in Islam after Liberalism

December 2017; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 7300 words.

Known for its radical resistance to white supremacy, US foreign policy, black Christianity and the liberal dream of racial integration, Elijah Muhammad’s Nation of Islam (NOI) was a prime...

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