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But the Nation’s vituperative language and its advocacy of self-defense in place of nonviolence alienated it from mainstream civil rights groups.
By 1959, Martin Luther King was warning of “a hate group arising in our midst that would preach the doctrine of black supremacy.” Nevertheless, the mid-1960s saw a second membership surge at NOI as a new and more militant generation of black leaders began focusing on the residual racial problems of the North.
Farrakhan weathered the storm of Malcolm X’s assassination and managed to create a powerful base within the Nation, ascending to the position of national spokesman in 1967.
When Elijah Muhammad died in 1975, Farrakhan initially remained faithful to his son, Wallace Deen (later known as Warith Deen Muhammad or Imam Warithuddeen Muhammad), who succeeded him.
As urban riots rocked the nation, NOI’s message that black elevation could come only through a radical separation from the structures of white oppression continued to resonate for many.
Following Malcolm X’s 1964 split from his former mentor, Elijah Muhammad, a rising star in the Nation was appointed to replace him at Temple No. Louis Farrakhan had been working as a cabaret singer until he met Malcolm X and joined NOI in 1955.
Eyewitnesses identified two more suspects, Norman 3X Butler and Thomas 15X Johnson, also members of NOI. At first Hayer denied involvement, but during the trial he confessed to having fired shots at Malcolm X.14, 2018 “These false Jews promote the filth of Hollywood that is seeding the American people and the people of the world and bringing you down in moral strength. It’s the wicked Jews, the false Jews, that are promoting lesbianism, homosexuality. Who is it sucking our blood in the Black community? He wasn’t a great man for me as a black person, but he was a great German.It’s the wicked Jews, false Jews, that make it a crime for you to preach the word of God, then they call you homophobic! 26, 2006 “Who are the slumlords in the Black community? A white imposter Arab and a white imposter Jew.” – Speech by NOI national official Khalid Muhammad, Nov. The effects of this unspeakable tragedy are still being felt among the peoples of the world at this very hour.” – (NOI book), 1991 “The Jews don’t like Farrakhan, so they call me Hitler. Now, I’m not proud of Hitler’s evils against Jewish people, but that’s a matter of record. Well, in a sense you could say there’s a similarity in that we are raising our people up from nothing.” – Louis Farrakhan, radio interview, March 11, 1984 “Integration is against the Desire and Will of God Who Wants and must Do that which is written He Will Come and Do: Restore the earth to its rightful owner (Black Man).” – Elijah Muhammad, “Our Saviour Has Arrived,” 1974 For what would become one of the largest and best-organized groups in the history of black America, the Nation of Islam (NOI) had a relatively obscure beginning.As the head of the new NOI, Farrakhan successfully rebuilt an empire regardless of Wallace Deen Muhammad’s view of Farad.Aside from continuing NOI’s earlier educational and training programs, the reconstituted Nation embarked on economic self-sufficiency programs, creating bakeries, restaurants, fish markets and even a line of hair and skin care products.