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Voice of the Nation of Islam... Stokely Carmichael... Mouhammad Ali...

Item # 690547

April 21, 1967

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, April 21, 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: "JUSTICE ON TRIAL!", which includes an illustration depicting Uncle Sam holding a gun directing a black man to prison, captioned: "Jail Is Better Than The Cemetery!", and continues on inside pages.
Page 9 has: "Muhammad Ali's 10th Title Bout Off, But Record Tops Other Heavyweights" and "Demonstrations Sweep London Blasting Draft of World Heavyweight Champ" along with a side-by-side photos of Muhammad Ali and Joe Lewis.
Other articles include: "Whites Cry: 'Oh Lord, Do Something About Stokely" "Report Blasts Neglect of Negro in Baltimore Schools" "Cicero: Day in the Diary of the Devil" "When Black Africans Revolt, Will U.S. Send Troops to Help Whites?" and much more. See images for details.
Complete in 28 pages, tabloid size, some foxing, good condition.

Category: The 20th Century