Social Mvmts: Nation of Islam

Wallace D. Fard Muhammad founded a new branch of the Islamic faith in July 1930. After Fard disappeared in 1934, his assistant Elijah Muhammad changed the name…
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a man standing at a podium in front of a microphone with another man behind him
Malcom X, 1961. Photo credit: Eve Arnold
an old black and white photo of a man in front of a crowd waving the american flag
Malcolm X Addressing Black Muslim Rally, Chicago, Illinois, 1963 Photo credit: Gordon Parks
black and white photograph of people sitting next to each other in front of an audience
Daughter and wife of Elijah mohammed with Malcolm X, 1962. Photo credit: Eve Arnold
a group of men in suits and ties standing next to each other near the lincoln memorial
The Million Man March On Oct. 16, 1995, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan called for Black men to gather in Washington, D.C. to reflect on their roles in their households and beyond. The march saw hundreds of thousands of men from across the United States line the National Mall for a day of peace, solidarity and recommitment to family and communiy. Photo credit: Ebony
people holding up signs and wearing hats
Nation Of Islam at the Bud Billiken Parade demanding justice for Eric Garner, Sandra Bland, and others, August 2015. Photo credit: Toure Muhammad
an old black and white photo of many women
Elijah muhammed's Grandchild in Center with Black Muslim Sisters, 1969. Photo credit: Art Shay
a man holding a sign that says do whites love their enemes?
"Do whites 'love their enemies?'" [follow this link to find a short clip and analysis on the power of white privilege: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2012/09/the-power-of-white-privilege.html]
"America is a police state for the black man"  New York City Criminal Court Building, 1963.  Photo credit: Robert L. Haggins — in New York, NY York, Police, New York City, American Life, America, Black History Month, Protest, Social Issues
"America is a police state for the black man" New York City Criminal Court Building, 1963. Photo credit: Robert L. Haggins — in New York, NY
the front page of an african news paper with a photo of a woman running in the rain
"Black World Is with US for...Justice!," Muhammad Speaks, July 5, 1963 caption under the photo reads, "Africans were angered by this photo of a lone Alabama woman, drenched by fire hoses and facing dogs and armored cars because she struggled to end the Negro's historic oppression and persecution."
black men holding protest signs in front of a large building with police written on them
"Police Brutality Must Go," Black Muslim Protest, 1963 Photo credit: Gordon Parks
a man sitting on the floor looking at his cell phone while three men stand in the background
Minister Louis Farrakhan kneels in prayer, 2009 Photo credit: Mario Ruiz
an old black and white photo of two men in tuxedos standing next to each other
The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad stands beside his wife Clara Muhammad
The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad God, Body Motivation, Kos, Historical Photos, Theology, Honor, Black Legends
The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad
a black and white photo of a man sitting at a table in front of a brick wall
Malcolm X eats beneath a picture of The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad
a crowd of people standing in front of a movie theater
Men stand in a line to see The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad speak, 1964 — in Chicago, Illinois.