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Voice of the Nation of Islam...

Item # 637155

June 2, 1967

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 1967 

* Nation of Islam religious movement
* Elijah Muhammad - founder
* Fight for civil rights era original

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.
The bold banner headline: "OLD WORLD GOING OUT WITH A GREAT NOISE!" Among the articles within: "Black Students Out to Break Campus Plantation System" "Let Us Unite and Build a Civilization for Ourselves" "Carmichael Calls for Coalition of Black Intellectuals and Masses of the Ghetto" and items on Muhammad Ali, the Vietnam War, etc.
A box within the masthead has: "Dedicated to Freedom, Justice and Equality for the so-called Negro. The Earth Belongs to Allah."
Complete in 28 pages, tabloid size, minor margin wear, good condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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