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.
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