Black Muslim


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Black Muslim

n.
A member of the Nation of Islam.

Black′ Mus′lim


n.
a member of the Nation of Islam.
[1955–60]
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Noun1.Black Muslim - an activist member of a largely American group of Blacks called the Nation of Islam
Nation of Islam - a group of militant Black Americans who profess Islamic religious beliefs and advocate independence for Black Americans
activist, militant - a militant reformer
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1965: American Black Muslim leader Malcolm X was shot dead while addressing a meeting in New York.
1965: American Black Muslim leader Malcolm X (pictured) was shot dead in New York.
He traces how over the next 50 years, literally hundreds of thousands of African Americans became aware of and interested in the notion that Islam may have been their original religion; tens of thousands went beyond mere interest and embraced Islam outright; and hundreds of black Muslim leaders, writers, and artists took it upon themselves to develop, articulate, and shape the meaning of Islam for the broader African American community.
The prison-based transformations typically involved highly influential Black Muslim leaders improving the social conditions of the inmate, the development of a linkage between religion and racial identity, and the observance of gradual Islamic self-restraint.
Wearing a black Muslim head scarf under her mask, the eighth-ranked Muhammad won her first round match 15-13 against Ukraine's Olena Kravatska but was then stopped later in the day 15-12 by Cecilia Berder of France in the last 16.
The New Jersey native, who wore a black Muslim head scarf underneath her fencing mask was beaten 15-12 by Cecilia Berder of France in the last 16.
Then he said he no longer wanted to be known by his 'slave name' Cassius Clay and was a member of the Black Muslim movement.
An American Black Muslim lawyer has taken the oath of office as a civil court judge in New York State using a Qoran.
Twoyearold Narsheema Yahiya was the youngest of four children, who were at the forefront of the rally attended by mostly women, wearing the traditional black Muslim dress.
Daulatzai seeks a restoration of 1960's-era Black Power politics by linking oppression of African Americans and Middle Eastern Muslims, through the medium of the Black Muslim movement.
The French film, The Intouchables, tells the true story of a wealthy, physically disabled risk taker, the picture of established French nobility, who lost his wife in an accident and whose world is turned upside down when he hires a young, good-humoured, black Muslim ex-con as his caretaker.