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- n. a member of an African-American religious movement with political overtones; either of the Nation of Islam or the American Muslim Mission (open to all races)
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- n. an activist member of a largely American group of Blacks called the Nation of Islam
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This was the theme of the Black Muslim movement, especially under Malcolm X, who like Fanon was born in 19Z5, but in 1965 had been murdered, it appeared, by fellow Black Muslims, though this was never proven.
Black Muslim boxer Muhammad Ali, as he defied the white establishment, was often seen as a standard-bearer for emerging poor nations.