Nation of Islam

Fast Facts: Nation of Islam
Adherents 10,000-100,000
Beliefs "One God whose proper name is Allah." Wallace Fard Muhammad became the divine messiah and incarnation of Allah in 1930. The Earth is over 76 trillion years old and all land was once called "Asia."
Practices Prayer five times a day. Work for the equality of the African race. Respect laws of the land, don't carry arms, don't make war. Healthy living and abstinence from alcohol, smoking and substance abuse. Modest dress.
Texts Qur'an and "Scriptures of all the Prophets of God" are holy texts. Influential writings include Elijah Muhammad's Message to the Blackman in America (1965)

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Title Nation of Islam
Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
MLA Citation “Nation of Islam.” 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022. <>