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What did Wallace Fard say about Christianity?
Fard preached that blacks (who were not to be called Negroes) must prepare for an inevitable race war and that Christianity was the religion of slaveowners. Accordingly, he gave his followers Arabic names to replace those that had originated in slavery.
Who succeeded Elijah Muhammad?
Elijah Muhammad, the organization’s leader for more than 40 years until his death in 1975, was succeeded by one of his sons, Warith Deen, who broke with his father over the issue of Islamic orthodoxy (and changed his last name to Mohammed).
Who was Elijah Muhammad’s wife?
Clara Muhammadm. 1917–1972
Clara Muhammad, wife of Elijah Muhammad, the Black Muslim leader, died yesterday after a long illness. She was 72 years old. Emmanuel Muhammad, the couple’s eldest son, said today his mother held no official posi tion in the black separatist sect, but was active in work among women followers.
Where was Wallace Muhammad born?
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Wallace Fard Muhammad/Place of birth
How did w.d.fard the master die?
He was eventually released on bond, but a few weeks later, he died under mysterious circumstances. Some people claim that he died from injuries inflicted by the police while he was in jail. Others, however, suggest that he was killed by [Sheik Claude] Greene’s partisans. For some time, one W.D. Fard assumed leadership of the Moorish movement.”
Why was Fard Muhammad chased out of Detroit?
Some reports claim that a number of members of The Nation were engaging in human sacrifice in the name of Allah, and that Fard Muhammad was chased out of Detroit by the police. in others, he simply leaves Detroit to spend time with his wife, or to return to the Islamic holy land of Mecca.
When did Wallace Fard come to the United States?
He arrived in the United States in 1913 and briefly settled in Portland, Oregon. Fard was arrested in California in 1918 for possession of alcohol (against the state law of prohibition) and again in 1926 for the possession of narcotics. After spending time in San Quentin Prison in California, Fard was released and moved to Detroit, Michigan.
How did Wallace Fard Muhammad’s story end?
Wallace Fard Muhammad’s story allegedly ends in 1934, in a car outside a Detroit Airport. Elijah Muhammad, tears in his eyes, begged Master Fard to stay. Fard Muhammad explained that Elijah could fulfill the duties of The Nation on his own, and then allegedly boarded a flight to Chicago.