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Voice of the Nation of Islam...
Muhammad Ali... O.J. Simpson...
Item # 650070
January 19, 1968
MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, January 19, 1968 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.
A box within the masthead has: "Dedicated to Freedom, Justice and Equality for the so-called Negro. The Earth Belongs to Allah." The back page has: "The Muslim Program - What Muslims Want," and "What Muslims Believe" (with 12+ statements of belief).
This particular issue features: "MUHAMMAD: FOR TRUE FREEDOM. JUSTICE!", "Is the Congo America's 'New Uncle Tom's Cabin," a double-page illustrated map of the world headed: "Map of America The Beast - Full Of Eyes Before And Behind,", an article featuring World Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali, another regarding O.J. Simpson, and much more (see images).
Complete in 28 pages, tabloid size, a few minor creases, minimal wear, generally nice.
Category: The 20th Century