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This edition: Doctrinal Dimension: African American Islam

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Episode Details

Offers insights into the Nation of Islam and highlights some of its key figures. Imam W. Deen Muhammad, one of the most influential religious leaders in African American Islam today, explains openly and candidly how his father, Elijah Muhammad, took traditional Islamic doctrines and reinterpreted them to empower and raise self-esteem in African Americans living in a racist society. Also explored is the power struggle between leading figures within the Nation of Islam.