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Nation of Islam


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A religious and cultural organization founded in 1931 in the United States, espousing Islamic principles and favoring political, social, and economic independence for African Americans.

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  • proper noun A religious and political organization with the declared aim of "resurrecting" the spiritual, mental, social and economic condition of the black people of America and the world.

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  • noun a group of militant Black Americans who profess Islamic religious beliefs and advocate independence for Black Americans


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  • On Monday, Mr. Wright defended his statements suggesting that the government could have invented the AIDS virus and engaged in terrorism abroad, and he called Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan "one of the most important voices in the 20th and 21st century."

    Obama Denounces Ex-Pastor For 'Rants' 2008

  • He revived the name Nation of Islam, saying he intended to follow the teachings of Elijah Muhammad.

    American Muslim community mourns the death of W. D. Mohammed 2008

  • The Nation of Islam is a tiny organization with perhaps 25,000 adherents.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » How Many Muslims Are There in the U.S.? 2009

  • In one passage, written by the then EEOC aide Armstrong Williams, Thomas called Nation of Islam minister, Louis Farrakhan, "a man I have admired for more than a decade."

    A Crisis Of Leadership 2008

  • The Nation of Islam is a radical anti-white, anti-Jewish organization, founded by Elijah Muhummad.

    Runnin' the Great Wall... Phil Razem 2008

  • They were called the Nation of Islam, and they were part of a great wave of people who would not be silenced anymore.

    Children's Books 2008

  • Police initially suspected members of the Nation of Islam, which is known for such attire.

    CNN Transcript Nov 27, 2005 2005

  • Obviously, the Nation of Islam is a controversial group and could backfire.

    CNN Transcript Apr 30, 2004 2004

  • The Nation of Islam is a very, very poor image in communities outside the African-American community.

    CNN Transcript Dec 30, 2003 2003

  • The Nation of Islam is a Chicago-based black nationalist group that says it is guided by the Quran, but many who practice Islam do not consider it a true Muslim sect.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2002


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