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Black Muslims may refer to a number of different religious and ethnic groups.

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Some use the phrase to describe any person who is both Black and a Muslim, but Muslims are unlikely to do the same. Within Islam, race-based distinctions are supposed to be irrelevant. The Nation of Islam preaches the divinity of Black people. This group's ambiguous relationship with traditional Islam necessitates distinguishing phraseology. An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... There is also a collection of Hadith called Sahih Muslim A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Persian: Mosalman or Mosalmon Urdu: مسلمان, Turkish: Müslüman, Albanian: Mysliman, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of the religion of Islam. ... Divinity has a number of related uses in the field of religious belief and study. ... Islam (Arabic:  ) is a monotheistic religion based upon the teachings of Muhammad, a 7th century Arab religious and political figure. ...


For example, Black Muslims is a phrase often used in the United States of America to denote members of Louis Farrakhan's separatist Black-nationalist movement, the Nation of Islam. Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


Other Black nationalist movements trace their origins to the Nation of Islam. The term Black Muslim is derived from a manuscript turned book published by Dr. C. Eric. Lincoln in 1959, which analyzed the growing influence of the Nation of Islam in the United States of America.


The Nation of Islam never appreciated being labeled "Black Muslims" and years afterward publicly denounced the title but as Malcolm X (the head preacher of the New York mosque) stated, "the name stuck."


Mainstream Muslim movements

After the death of his father, Warith Deen Muhammad broke away from the nationalist teachings of the Nation of Islam. Warith Deen Muhammad Warith Deen Muhammad (born Wallace D. Muhammad on October 30, 1933) is an influential American Muslim leader. ...


However, other groups have also appeared, such as the Black Muslim group formed by Yusuf Bey in Oakland, California, in the 1960s. Bey also founded Your Black Muslim Bakery, which is associated with his group. Bey died on September 30, 2003. Yusuf Bey (b. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Today, the vast majority of Black Muslims are not members of the Nation of Islam. Rather, many Black Muslims follow a number of local religious leaders who may or may not be Black, such as Siraj Wahaj. Siraj Wahhaj is a well-known African-American Muslim speaker in North America, and a supporter of Islamic causes in America. ...

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List of Black Muslims

The following is a list of some Black Muslims. Note that some follow traditional Islam, while others follow Faradian Islam: Faradian Islam is a African-American social and religious movement based on teaching elements from W.D. Fard, Elijah Muhammad, Nation of Islam and The Nation of Gods and Earths. ...

Dr. Sherman Jackson aka Abdul Hakim Jackson is a specialist in Islamic law and theology. ... Siraj Wahhaj is a well-known African-American Muslim speaker in North America, and a supporter of Islamic causes in America. ... Warith Deen Muhammad Warith Deen Muhammad (born Wallace D. Muhammad on October 30, 1933) is an influential American Muslim leader. ... Imam Zaid Shakir giving a lecture Imam Zaid Shakir is amongst the most respected and influential Muslim scholars in the West, and an emerging public intellectual in America. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Elijah Muhammad Elijah Muhammad (October 7, 1897 - February 25, 1975) is notable for his leadership of the Nation of Islam from 1934 until his death. ... Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little, also known as Detroit Red and Al-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Omaha, Nebraska, May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965 in New York City) was a Muslim Minister and National Spokesman for the Nation of Islam. ... Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. ... Freestyle Fellowship are a rap group from Los Angeles consisting of rappers Aceyalone, Mikah 9, P.E.A.C.E., Self Jupiter and producer J Sumbi. ... Keith Maurice Ellison (born August 4, 1963) is an American lawyer and politician who became the first Muslim[1][2] to be elected to the United States Congress when he won the vacant seat for Minnesotas 5th congressional district in the House of Representatives, one of eight congressional districts... Kishan Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Badara Akon Thiam,[1][2] often going by the shorter Aliaune Thiam[3] (born October 14, 1981),[4] and better known by his stage name Akon, is an American R&B singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, and record executive. ... Wasalu Muhammad Jaco (born February 18, 1982), better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper. ... Michael Gerard Tyson, (born June 30, 1966) is a former American World Heavyweight boxing Champion. ... Ice Cube (born OShea Jackson on June 15, 1969) is an American rapper, actor and film director. ... David Khari Webber Chappelle (born August 24, 1973) is an American stand-up comedian, satirist and actor. ... “Cassius Clay” redirects here. ... Hakeem Seriki (born November 28, 1979, in Washington, D.C.) is an American entrepreneur and Grammy Award winning rapper from the Acres Homes section of Houston, Texas. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Rasaq Seriki or better known by his stage name Rasaq or Rasaq Boy (born 1981) is a rapper from Houston, Texas, United States, who is also the younger brother of rapper Chamillionaire and part of his label Chamillitary/Universal Records. ... Brad Terrance Jordan, better known by his stage name Scarface (born November 9, 1970 in Houston, Texas) is an American rapper from the South Acres neighborhood of Houston, Texas. ... Karim Abdul Jabbar Abdul-Karim al-Jabbar, formerly known as Karim Abdul-Jabbar (born June 28, 1974 in Los Angeles, California), is a former professional NFL football player who played from 1996 to 2000 seasons with the Miami Dolphins, Cleveland Browns and Indianapolis Colts. ... For the football player, see Abdul-Karim al-Jabbar. ... Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf (born Chris Wayne Jackson on March 9, 1969 in Gulfport, Mississippi) is an American former professional basketball player. ... Jermaine LaJaune Jackson (now a. ... Hasim The Rock Shariff Rahman (born November 7, 1972), is an American boxer who became the linear and legit Heavyweight champion of the world by knocking out Lennox Lewis in 2001. ...

See also

This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Latino Muslims are Latinos whose religion is Islam. ... This page is a list of Muslims in various professions and fields. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

External Links

  • An Oral History of Islam in Pittsburgh
  • Black Youth Empowerment

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