Imam Mohammed

Son of Elijah Muhammad, Imam W. Deen Mohammed was leader and international spokesman for the Muslim American Society, the largest organization of African American Muslims in the nation. Mohammed was unanimously elected the new leader of the Nation of Islam upon his father’s death. He was favored for having a nonracial approach to religion and lectured at Yale, Harvard, Duke, Howard and Emory among others. Imam Mohammed passed away in Chicago at the age of 74 in 2008.

Imam Mohammed