Khalid Abdul Muhammad

Male, TV Actor

1948 – 2001

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Who was Khalid Abdul Muhammad?

Khalid Abdul Muhammad was an African-American activist who came to prominence as the National Assistant to Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam. After a racially inflammatory 1993 speech at Kean College Muhammad was condemned and removed from his position in the Nation of Islam by Louis Farrakhan. He was also censured by both Houses of the United States Congress.

After being removed from the Nation of Islam he served as the National Chairman of the New Black Panther Party until his death in 2001. Despite the controversy that followed him, his strong denunciations of white power gained him the support of some in the black community.

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Born
Jan 12, 1948
Houston
Also known as
  • Harold Moore
  • Khalid Abdul Muhammed
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • Dillard University
  • Pepperdine University
Died
Feb 17, 2001
Atlanta

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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