Nation of Islam

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  • Nation of Islam founded by Wallace D. Fard Muhammad

    Nation of Islam founded by Wallace D. Fard Muhammad
    Founded my Wallace D. Fard Muhammad. He was a minister. He was born on Feb. 26 1893. No one knows when he died because he disapeared.
  • Beliefs of Islam

    Beliefs of Islam
    Earth was over 7 trillion years old. Pangea was actually called Asia. Slavery was initially started to deprive them of their history and culture. Separation was the best way to succeed. Believe that Black people were the first humans on earth and that everyone else came from them.
  • The meeting

    The meeting
    Robert Poole met Fard while he was preaching the new form of Islam. Poole later converted to Islam and adopted Fards teachings. Poole was given his new name "Elijah Muhammad"
  • Fard dissapears

    Fard dissapears
    Wallace D Fard dissapears. the exact date of his dissapearance is unknow nor is the date of his death.
  • Elijah Muhammad takes power

    Elijah Muhammad takes power
  • Elijah goes to jail

    Elijah goes to jail
    He was was charged and convicted of violating the Selective Service Act and was sent to jail. No actual date but the year was 1942.
  • Elijah Muhammad is released

    Elijah Muhammad is released
    Again no actual date just the year.
  • Malcom "Little" X converts

    Malcom
    No actual date. Year 1946- 1952, he was in jail for stealing. He converted to Islam while in prison and became a great leader.
  • Malcolm X rises to power

    Malcolm X rises to power
    Malcom X becomes a member of the nation of Islam and quickly rose to become one of its leaders. For a dozen years he was the public face of the controversial group.
  • Malcolm X gets kicked out!

    Malcolm X gets kicked out!
    Malcolm X was forcibly removed and excommunicated from the Nation and, in the next month, founded Muslim Mosque Inc., stating, "I never left the Nation of Islam of my own free will. It was they who conspired with Captain Joseph here in New York to pressure me out of the Nation."
  • Message to the Black Man

    Message to the Black Man
    Exact publishing date unknow. Elijah Muhammad released this book in 1965. This book talks about race, the religion itself, politics, economics and social issues and how they all relate to African Americans.
  • How to Eat to Live

    How to Eat to Live
    A two part series also published by Elijah (exact date unknown). Its only purpose was to explain healthy eating habbits and explain a black Muslims perscribed diet.
  • Elijah Muhammad Dies and son takes Over

    Elijah Muhammad Dies and son takes Over
    The Son Warith Deen Mohammed changed the name of the organization.
  • Farrakhan helps lead the Million Man March

    Farrakhan helps lead the Million Man March
    Farrakhan’s National Assistant Khalid Abdul Muhammed attended the 1995 PAIC meeting. Muhammed found a translator to convey his greetings.
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    Wallace D Fard

    Nation of Islam founded my Wallace D. Fard Muhammad. He was a minister. He was born on Feb. 26 1893. No one knows when he died because he disapeared. He disapeared after disputes with local authority. He left for Chicago and disappeared without trace. Rumors were spread that the police had killed him. There is some evidence that he lived till the late 1960's.