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|Named Person:||Warith Deen Muhammad; Elijah Muhammad; Malcolm X; Elijah Muhammad; Warith Deen Muhammad; Malcolm X|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Warith Deen Muhammad; James Briggs Murray; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
|Notes:||Taped at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library, New York.|
|Description:||3 videocassettes of 3 (U-matic) (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.|
|Responsibility:||[Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture ; interviewed by James Briggs Murray].|
(1) Early years of Nation of Islam; Elijah Muhammad and his leadership style; Elijah Muhammad's imprisonment during WWII; philosophy of doing for oneself; Malcolm X; how Elijah Mohammad motivated followers of the Nation of Islam; business; relations with Malcolm X; education; childhood; (2) religious discussions with Malcolm X; philosophy of Nation of Islam; Christian church services; split between Malcolm X and Nation of Islam; philosophy of American Muslim Mission; (3) American Muslim Mission and white membership; Elijah Muhammad's attitude towards whites; evolutionary aspects of Nation of Islam; mosque involvement in community life; learning history of Nation of Islam; importance of Nation of Islam schools as well as other private schools.