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Voice of the Nation of Islam...

Item # 626902

March 7, 1969

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, March 7, 1969  This newspaper was one of the most widely-read ever produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Nation Of Islam and covered current events around the world as well as relevant news in African American communities, especially items concerning the Nation of Islam itself.
The bold banner headline reads: "MUHAMMAND'S SPEECH OF FEB. 23, 1969" with various items inside headed: 'Why Black Man Should Be Called by the Names of God" "Hell Erupts!" "Calls For National Day to Honor Dead Black Heroes" "Are We the Black Muslims?" "Accusations Of Teaching Hate" and so much more.
A box within the masthead has: "Dedicated to Freedom, Justice and Equality for the so-called Negro. The Earth Belongs to Allah."
Complete in 40 pages, tabloid size, light toning, minimal edge wear, good condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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